Koplik Spots

Description

  • What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification…

History

  • 1778 – John Quier
  • 1785 – JA Murray
  • 1854 – Reubold
  • 1871 – Carl Jakob Adolf Christian Gerhardt (1833-1902)
  • 1877 – Bohn
  • 1880 – Nikolaj Flindt (1843-1913)
  • 1897 – Nicolai Feodorowitsch von Filatov (1847-1902)

Associated Persons

Alternative names

  • Koplikshe Flecken

Controversies

  • Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise?

References

  • Koplik H. The diagnosis of the invasion of measles from a study of the exanthema as it appears on the buccal mucous membrane. Archives of Pediatrics, New York, 1896;13:918-922. [Classic Re-Print 1997]

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