Tag Down syndrome

Étienne Esquirol

Biography Born 3 February 1772 Died 12 December 1840 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Major Publications Esquirol E. Des maladies mentales: considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-legal. 1838 [Tome II] Controversies References Bibliography. Jean Étienne Dominique Esquirol (1772…

Petrus Waardenburg

Petrus Johannes Waardenburg (1886 - 1979) was a Dutch ophthalmologist and geneticist. Waardenburg syndrome (1951); Waardenburg-Jonkers disease (1961); and Shah-Waardenburg syndrome (1981)
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Down Syndrome

Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1838 – Jean Etienne Dominique Esquirol (1772-1840), a founder of modern alienism (psychiatry). 1846 – Edouard Onesimus Séguin (1812–1880) was one of the first to outline a complete plan for the…

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Floppy infant DDx

Floppy infants have globally decreased muscle tone, but can be either 'weak' or 'strong' corresponding to lower or upper motor neuron lesions respectively.