Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 223 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind on a Friday, some medical trivia FFFF.
Karl Stellwag von Carion (1823 – 1904) was an Austrian ophthalmologist. Eponym: Stellwag Sign (1869) in Graves orbitopathy
Stellwag Sign: decreased, incomplete or infrequent blinking in patients with exophthalmic goitre (Graves-Basedow disease). Stellwag sign may also seen in progressive supranuclear palsy, and in dysthyroid eye disease
Time to review the descriptions and eponymythology of the forgotten signs associated with Graves orbitopathy - the signs of Dalrymple, Stellwag, von Graefe, Möbius and Joffroy...