Wilhelm Roser

Wilhelm Roser (1817 – 1888)

Wilhelm Roser (1817 – 1888) was a German surgeon and ophthalmologist

Along with Auguste Nélaton eponymously affiliated with the Roser-Nélaton line


  • Born March 26, 1817, Stuttgart
  • Died December 16, 1888, Marburg

Medical Eponyms

  • Roser-Nélaton line (1846)
  • Roser-Braun symptom

Major Publications


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the person behind the name

Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and informatics. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | vocortex |

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