Pierre Nicolas Gerdy

Pierre Nicolas Gerdy (1797 - 1856)

Pierre Nicolas Gerdy (1797 – 1856) PROFESSION.

Professor of external pathology at the Faculty of Medicine of Paris. Member of the Academy of Medicine


Biography

  • Born 1797
  • Died 1856

Medical Eponyms

Gerdy tubercle is the prominence on the lateral side of the proximal tibia where the iliotibial band (ITB) and tibialis anterior muscle attach

Gerdy’s Safe Zone (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15292408/)


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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 |

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