Authors eponymously associated with abdominal signs, symptoms, investigation and management of appendicitis
Rovsing sign (1907): In acute appendicitis, palpation of the left lower quadrant may elicit pain in the right lower quadrant. Niels Rovsing and Emil S Perman (1904)
Emil Samuel Perman (1856 - 1946) was a Swedish general surgeon. Eponymsously associated with the Perman-Rovsing sign
Niels Thorkild Rovsing (1862-1927) was a Danish surgeon Eponym linked with Rovsing sign (1907) in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis
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