Authors eponymously associated with abdominal signs, symptoms, investigation and management of appendicitis
Rovsing sign (1907): In acute appendicitis, palpation of the left lower quadrant may elicit pain in the right lower quadrant. Niels Rovsing and Emil S Perman (1904)
John Englebert Dunphy (1908-1981). Dunphy sign [*cough test for appendicitis] increased pain, localised to the right lower quadrant.
Emil Samuel Perman (1856 - 1946) was a Swedish general surgeon. Eponymsously associated with the Perman-Rovsing sign
James Sherren (1872-1945) British General surgeon. Eponym: Sherren's triangle - area of hyperaesthesia associated with appendicitis
Nikolay Markianovich Volkovich (Николай Маркианович Волкович) (1858-1928). Eponymously linked with Volkovich-kocher sign
Sir Vincent Zachary Cope (1881 – 1974) was a British physician and surgeon. Eponymously linked with Cope Psoas test and obturator test.
Charles Heber McBurney (1845 – 1913) was an American surgeon. Most famous for McBurney's point (1889) and McBurney's incision (1894) Medical Eponym.
Vladimir Mikhailovich Voskresensky Владимир Михайлович Воскресенский (1902 - 1951) was a Russian general surgeon.
Anthony Bassler (1874 - 1959) was an American gastroenterologist. Bassler sign (1913) appendicitis clinical examination
Piotr Porfiryevich Sitkovskiy (Петр Порфирьевич Ситковский) (1882 – 1933) was a Russian surgeon. Sitkovskiy sign (1922) appendicitis
Farouk Massouh is a British General Surgeon eponymously associated with the Massouh Sign in acute appendicitis