Category Urology
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Carl Weigert

Carl Weigert (1845-1904) was a German pathologist. Eponymously affiliated Weigert's Law in 1896 and along with Robert Meyer (1864-1947) the Weigert-Meyer rule (1877)
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Fournier gangrene

Fournier gangrene - a fulminant polymicrobial necrotizing fasciitis affecting the perineal or genital regions. Alfred Jean Fournier (1883)
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You don’t know about the stones?

I really like the tropical tales ("parasites and people") of the late Dr Robert S. Desowitz, who was Professor of Tropical Medicine at the University of Hawaii and worked with the World Health Organization.
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The Staghorn Challenge

Staghorn's election to the UCEM Council Executive came with a challenge - to find the hidden references to kidney stones. Here are the winners and the answers.
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François Gigot de La Peyronie

Biography Born 15 January 1678, Montpellier 1695 – Maistre-chirurgien et barbier de Montpellier Surgeon at the l’Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Eloi in Montpellier 1704 – 1714 – surgeon-major at the Hôpital de la Charité  1731 – Founded de l’Académie Royale de Chirurgie. President…

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Peyronie’s disease

Description Lapeyronie disease History 1561 – There are myriad potential 16th century descriptions of Peyronie’s disease brilliantly reviewed by Musitelli, et al. They conclude that Gabriele Falloppio (1523 – 1562) provided the only potential description of Peyronie’s as palpable scar…