Thomas Stephen Cullen (1869 – 1953) was a Canadian gynecologist.
Johns Hopkins gynecologist, a pioneer in the development of gynecological pathology as a speciality. Eponymously affiliated with Cullen sign (1918)
Research focused on cancer and adenomyoma of the uterus, hyperplasia of the endometrium, diseases of the umbilicus and extrauterine pregnancy
- Born 20 November 1868 Bridgewater, Ontario
- 1890 – Medical degree, University of Toronto
- 1891 – Johns Hopkins under William Welch in the pathology laboratory before beginning an internship in gynecology with Howard Kelly
- 1893 – Gynecological pathologist, Johns Hopkins
- 1897 – Associate in gynecology, Johns Hopkins
- 1910 – Helped found the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- 1919 – Professor of clinical gynecology, Johns Hopkins
- Died 4 March 1953
- Cullen sign (1918) superficial oedema with bruising in the subcutaneous fatty tissue around the peri-umbilical region.
- Cullen TS. A new sign in ruptured extrauterine pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1918;78:457 [Cullen Sign]
- Cullen TS. Embryology Anatomy and Diseases of the Umbilicus Together With Diseases of the Urachus Philadelphia ; London : Saunders 1916.
- Cullen TS. Pyometra in a cat… American veterinary review, September. 1894
- Cullen TS. Silkworm gut as a subcutaneous suture in closure of abdominal incisions. American journal of obstetrics, vol. XXXVI, no. 2, 1897
- Cullen TS. Adenomyoma of the Uterus Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders. 1908
- Cullen TS. Cancer of the uterus : its pathology, symptomatology, diagnosis, and treatment : also the pathology of diseases of the endometrium. New York: Appleton. 1900
- Martzloff KH. Thomas Stephen Cullen. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1960 Nov;80:833-43. [PMID 13767621]
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