Ludwig Lichtheim

Ludwig Lichtheim (1845 - 1928)

Ludwig Lichtheim (1845 – 1928) was a German physician.

In 1891 founded the journal Deutsche Zeitschrift für Nervenheilkunde with Friedrich Schultze, Wilhelm Erb and Adolf von Strümpell

  • Born December 7, 1845 in Breslau
  • Died January 13, 1928

Medical Eponyms
  • Lichtheim sign in aphasia
  • Lichtheim language form (Lichtheim Sprachschema)
  • Lichtheim House

Major Publications
  • Lichtheim L. Über Aphasie. Deutsches Archiv für klinische Medicin. 1885; 36: 204-268. [Lichtheim Sprachschema]



Eponymous terms

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the person behind the name

BA MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM. Emergency physician, 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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