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Sheehan Syndrome

Description Alternate names: Glinski syndrome; Reye syndrome; and Sheehan syndrome apply to necrosis of the pituitary during the postpartum period. Simmonds syndrome which is unrelated to postpartum complications History 1913 – Leon Konrad Glinski (1870-1918) was a Polish physician 1914…

Reye syndrome

Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1929 – First recorded 1963 – Reye, Morgan and Baral published in Lancet 1964 – George Johnson published after Influenza B outbreak 1979 – Starko et al statistically-significant link between aspirin…

Ralph Douglas Kenneth Reye

Biography Born April 5, 1912 Townsville, Queensland, Australia 1937 – MBBS, University of Sydney 1939-1977 Pathologist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children (where he remained his entire working life) 1945 – MD, University of Sydney Died July 16, 1977…