Lazar K. Lazarević (Лазаp К. Лазаревић) (1851 – 1891) was a Serbian psychiatrist, neurologist and writer
The founder of Serbian neurology and the author who first described and published the straight leg raising test (Lasègue test) in 1880
- Born 13 May 1851, Šabac Serbia
- 1872-1879 Studied medicine in Berlin
- Died 10 January 1891 Belgrade (tuberculosis aged 39)
- Lazarević sign/test (1880)
Key Medical Attributions
In his short stories Lazarević became a spokesman of the Serbian struggle with the economic inequities of the times and the ever-present threats and dangers on his nation’s culture.
- Lazarević LK. Ischias postica contunnii – jedan prilog za njenu diferencijalnu dijagnozu. Srpski arhiv za celokupno lekarstvo. 1880;7: 23-35 [Original article]
- Lazarević LK. Ischias postica Cotunnii: a contribution to the differential diagnosis. Serbian Archives of Medicine 1880;7:23–35 [Article reproduce in 1952 PMID 13048855]
- Lazarević LK. Ischias postica Cotunni. Ein Beitrag zu deren Differential-Diagose. Allgemeine Wiener medizinische Zeitung 1884; 29:437-8. [German article from 1884]
- Kostić V, Kanjuh, V. Laza K. Lazarević (1851–1891). J Neurol 2002;249(7): 944-945.
- Drača S. Dr. Lazar (Laza) K. Lazarević (1851-1891)
the person behind the name