Wilhelm Fabricius von Hilden, also known as Guilhelmus Fabricius Hildanus, became known as the father of German surgery.
Mark Akenside (1721–1770) English physician and poet. First described von Recklinghausen disease (NF-1) in 1767 and Contusio cordis (1763)
Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen (1833 - 1910) was a German pathologist. Eponymously affiliated with von Recklinghausen disease (neurofibromatosis NF-1); von Recklinghausen tumor (adenoleiomyofibroma); and von Recklinghausen canals (lymphatic canaliculi).
Neurofibromatosis (NF) is the term used to describe a group of genetic disorders primarily affecting the cell growth of neural tissues. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a neurodermal dysplasia, previously known as von Recklinghausen disease. (1882)