Felix Lewandowsky

Felix Lewandowsky (1879 – 1921) was a German dermatologist.



  • Born 1 October 1879, Hamburg
  • 1902 – MD in Strassburg. Thesis: Zur Theorie des Phlorhizindiabetes
  • Died 31 October 1921, Basel

Medical Eponyms

Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome (pachyonychia congenita)
Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome (pachyonychia congenita) 1906
Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome (pachyonychia congenita) 1906
Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia (1922)
  • Lewandowski F, Lutz W. Ein Fall einer bisher nicht beschriebenen Hauterkrankung (Epidermodysplasia verruciformis). Archiv für Dermatologie und Syphilis. 1922; 41: 193-203 [Epidermodysplasia verruciformis, Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia]
  • Wilhelm Lutz (1888 – 1952)
Lewandowsky syndrome (1906)

Key Medical Attributions

Major Publications


  • Date of death 1921, 1927



the person behind the name

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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