Eponymythology associated with signs, symptoms, investigation and management of foot injuries. Review of related eponyms; the person behind the name; their relevance today; and modern terminology
A 29 year old man stumbled into a gutter, tripped awkwardly and fell injuring his left foot. He has diffuse swelling and tenderness of the mid foot and is unable to weight bear on that limb.
Lisfranc fracture named after Jacques Lisfranc de Saint-Martin and his amputation - removal of the forefoot at the tarsometatarsal joint complex (1815)