Janeway lesions are non-tender, small erythematous or haemorrhagic macular or nodular lesions on the palms or soles only a few millimeters in diameter that are indicative of infective endocarditis.
Edward Gamaliel Janeway (1841 - 1911) was an American physician and pathologist. Remembered for his description of Janeway lesions (1899) as a distinctive painless dermatological manifestation seen in some cases of infective endocarditis
Osler node: Painful, red, raised lesions usually found on the palms and soles. Caused by immune complex deposition and the resulting inflammatory response.
Benjamin Sacks (1896 - 1971) was an American physician. 1924 - Along with Emanuel Libman defined atypical verrucous valvular lesions in patients with SLE (Libman–Sacks endocarditis)
Emanuel Libman (1872 - 1946) was an American physician. 1924 - Along with his student Benjamin Sacks, defined atypical verrucous valvular lesions in patients with SLE (Libman–Sacks endocarditis)
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Libman-Sacks endocarditis, characterized by sterile, verrucous valvular lesions (Libman-Sacks vegetations) with a predisposition for the mitral and aortic valves.
Sir William Osler (1849 – 1919), British (Canadian-born) physician. Famous for his anecdotes (Oslerisms), Osler nodes and Osler sign