William Howard Hailey (1898-1967) 600

William Howard Hailey (1898-1967) was an American dermatologist



  • Born on May 17, 1898 in Hartwell, Georgia
  • Died on February 26, 1967

Medical Eponyms
Hailey-Hailey disease (Familial Benign Chronic Pemphigus)

Key Medical Contributions

Major Publications




Eponymous terms

Cite this article as: Tatiana Ninkov and Mike Cadogan, "Howard Hailey," In: LITFL - Life in the FastLane, Accessed on March 22, 2023, https://litfl.com/howard-hailey/.


the person behind the name

BSc, MD from University of Western Australia. Junior Doctor currently working at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital with an interest in Dermatology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Associate Professor Curtin Medical School, Curtin University. Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  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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