Category Respiratory
CXR eponyms in pulmonary embolism 340

CXR eponyms in pulmonary embolism

Eponymythology associated with chest X-ray signs in pulmonary embolus and pulmonary infarction. We review related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology
Lotte Strauss (1913–1985) 340

Lotte Strauss

Lotte Strauss (1913–1985) was a German born, American practicing pathologist. Eponymous affiliation with Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) in 1951. Now known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)

Leo Schamroth

Biography Born 2 June 1924 in Antwerp, Belgium 1929 – Family emigrated to Johannesburg, South Africa 1948 – Medical degree, University of the Witwatersrand 1949 – Internship at the ‘Non-European Hospital’ in Hillbrow, Johannesburg 1952 – Member of the Royal…

arcanum veritas LITFL 340

They meant well

I am a doctor who questions a lot of medical dogma. Perhaps my own, somewhat sad medical story at least in part explains this oppositional personality trait. Valendar F Turner FRACS FACEM In 1950, when I was five years old,…