Tag Appendicitis
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Niels Thorkild Rovsing

Niels Thorkild Rovsing (1862-1927) was a Danish surgeon Eponym linked with Rovsing sign (1907) in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis
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Rovsing sign

Rovsing sign (1907): In acute appendicitis, palpation of the left lower quadrant may elicit pain in the right lower quadrant. Niels Thorkild Rovsing (1862-1927)
Sir Vincent Zachary Cope (1881-1974) 340

Vincent Zachary Cope

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) 340

Charles Heber McBurney

Charles Heber McBurney (1845 – 1913) was an American surgeon. Most famous for McBurney's point (1889) and McBurney's incision (1894) Medical Eponym.
Dmitry Alekseyevich Arapov (Дмитрий Алексеевич Арапов) (1897 – 1984) 340

Dmitry Alekseyevich Arapov

Dmitry Alekseyevich Arapov (Дмитрий Алексеевич Арапов) (1897 – 1984) was a Russian military surgeon. Arapov contracture in appendicitis
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Nicholas Alders

Nicholas Alders (1904 - 1995) was a Hungarian born, Austrian trained, English naturalised obstetrician, gynaecologist and surgeon. Remembered for his description of Alders sign (1951)
Jacob Moritz Blumberg (1873-1955) 340

Blumberg sign

Rebound tenderness test (Blumberg sign) initially described in 1907 by Jacob Moritz Blumberg (1873 – 1955), German surgeon and gynaecologist.