Christian Heerfordt

Christian Frederik Heerfordt (1871 – 1953) was a Danish physician.

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Biography

  • Born 1871
  • Died 1953

Medical Eponyms

Heerfordt syndrome (1909) a rare manifestation of sarcoidosis characterized by the presence of fever, facial nerve palsy, parotid gland enlargement, anterior uveitis, and low grade fever


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Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

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