Marie Colinet von Hilden (c1560 - c1640) was a Swiss midwife and surgeon. First recorded ophthalmic extraction of metal from a patients eye with a magnet (1624)
Wilhelm Fabricius von Hilden, also known as Guilhelmus Fabricius Hildanus, became known as the father of German surgery.
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)