Thomas Fitz-Hugh, Jr (1894 – 1963) was an American Surgeon.
- Born 1894
- Served as a private in the US army in St. Denis, France
- Graduated MD from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
- World War II – Colonel and Chief of Medical Service, 20th General Hospital at Ledo, India
- Died 1963
- Fitz-Hugh Curtis syndrome [1930, 1934, 1936]
- 1920 – Carlos Stajno (1891-1976) first described the syndrome of adhesions between liver and under surface of anterior abdominal wall.
- 1930 – Arthur Hale Curtis (1881–1955) associated the syndrome with pelvic inflammatory disease caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae
- 1934 – Thomas Fitz-Hugh, Jr (1894–1963) confirmed acute gonococci peritonitis compromising the abdomen
- 1936 – The condition became known as Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome or gonococcal perihepatitis
- Fitz-Hugh T. Acute gonococcic peritonitis of the right upper quadrant in women. JAMA. 1934;102(25):2094-2096.
- Fitz-Hugh T. Acute gonococcic perihepatitis – a new syndrome of right upper quadrant abdominal pain in young women. Reviews in Gastroenterology 1936; 3: 125–131
- MacLean AB. Fitz-Hugh–Curtis Syndrome. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2008 Apr;28(3):259-60. [PMID 18569462]
- Portrait: [Thomas Fitz-Hugh, Jr.] US National Library of Medicine. 1944. [US NLM 101415106]
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