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Eponymous medical signs are those that are named after a person or persons, usually the physicians who first described them, but occasionally named after a famous patient. This list includes other
eponymous entities of diagnostic significance; i.e. tests, reflexes, etc.

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com/synd.List of eponymously named medical signs . Frank cardiology ischaemic heart disease ear crease indicating risk of heart disease (disputed) F Friedreich's sign Nikolaus Friedreich cardiology constrictive pericarditis. Only the first (the onset of audible sound.whonamedit. tricuspid insufficiency collapse of distended neck veins in diastole G Gallavardin phenomenon Louis Gallavardin cardiology aortic stenosis dissociation of musical and noisy elements in ejection murmur G Graham Steell murmur mitral stenosis pulmonary regurgitation murmur in patients with pulmonary hypertension secondary to mitral stenosis J Theodore Janeway lesion Caldwell Janeway infective endocarditis palmar or plantar erythematous or haemorrhagic papules cardiology Graham Steell cardiology cardiology controversial: see references feeling of moving foreign body under the skin dermatographia synd/284 (http://www. including right side failure increased jugular distension on inspiration L Lancisi's sign Giovanni cardiology Maria Lancisi tricuspid regurgitation giant v-wave in seen in jugular vein L Levine's sign Samuel A.whonamedit.and corresponding to systolic pressure) and the fifth (sound becomes inaudible.html) at Who Named It? http://cancerweb.com/synd.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs 17-05-2015 . distant heart sounds B Bracht –Wachter bodies Erich Franz Eugen Bracht.cfm/762.cfm/112. Hermann cardiology Julius Gustav Wächter infective endocarditis yellow-white spots in the myocardium B Broadbent inverted sign Sir William Broadbent.cfm/284.wikipedia.html) at Who Named It? bulging epigastrium K Korotkoff sounds Nikolai Korotkov cardiology auscultatory sphygmomanometry Korotkov described 5 sounds.com/synd. the free encyclopedia Letter Sign Name Specialty Associated conditions External link (if no internal link) Page 3 of 13 Descriptor pressing on proximal portion of AV fistula results in bradycardia B Branham's sign Henry Branham G Gerhardt's sign Carl Jakob Adolf Christian Gerhardt Gerhardt's sign (http://www.Wikipedia.uk/cgi-bin/omd?Biermer's+sign G Goetz sign ? (needed) O O'Brien's test ? (needed) W Wright's maneuver ? (needed) D Dance's sign Jean Baptiste Hippolyte Dance (paediatric)surgery ileo-cecal intussusception synd/3355 (http://www.html) at Who Named empty RLQ (retracted It? right iliac fossa) M Magnan's sign Valentin Magnan addiction medicine cocaine dependence Magnan's sign (http://www.ac.see:Auscultatory gap) K Kussmaul's sign Adolph Kussmaul cardiology various. cardiology reflex Oliver Cope heart failure distension of pulmonary vascular bed causes tachypnoea C Corrigan pulse Dominic John cardiology Corrigan aortic insufficiency carotid pulsations with abrupt ascending and descending phases D De Musset's sign Alfred de Musset cardiology aortic insufficiency head nodding in time with heartbeat D Duroziez's sign Paul Louis Duroziez cardiology aortic insufficiency double bruit heard over femoral artery when it is compressed distally (see Traube's sign) E Ewart's sign William Ewart cardiology pericardial effusion percussive dullness.corresponding to diastolic pressure) are of practical clinical significance (however. 1st cardiology Baronet L atrial hypertrophy systole palpable in posterior chest wall B Broadbent sign Walter Broadbent cardiology adhesive pericarditis recession of L inferior intercostal spaces C José Manuel Carvallo's sign Rivero Carvallo cardiology tricuspid regurgitation increase in volume of murmur on inspiration C Edward Delos Churchill–Cope Churchill.whonamedit.html) at Who Named It? D Darier's sign FerdinandJean Darier allergy. Levine myocardial infarction patient clenches fist over chest when asked to describe pain cardiology http://en. increased central venous pressure (JVP). aegophony and bronchial breath sounds at L scapular tip F Frank's sign Sanders T.com/synd.dermatology urticaria pigmentosa A Auenbrugger's sign Josef Leopold cardiology Auenbrugger pericardial effusion A Austin Flint murmur Austin Flint cardiology aortic insufficiency mid-diastolic rumble heard at apex B Bainbridge reflex Francis Arthur cardiology Bainbridge normal physiology increase in heart rate with increase in circulating blood volume B Beck's triad Claude Schaeffer Beck cardiac tamponade hypotension.cfm/3355.ncl.whonamedit.

cfm/1019.V. subaortic stenosis and coarctation of the aorta congenital heart defect aortic regurgitation Page 4 of 13 J.whonamedit.com/synd.thefreedictionary. cardiology.cfm/1439.emedicine. mediastinal tumour left displacement of trachea elicits palpable pulsation of same C Carey Coombs Carey murmur Coombs cardiology.cfm/478.whonamedit. Shone cardiology W Watson's water Thomas hammer pulse Watson W Wellens' sign or Hein Wellens cardiology warning cardiology cardiology Descriptor cotton-wool exudate in the retina diastolic blood pressure drop of >15mmHg on raising arm echocardiography finding of akinesia of the mid-free wall of the right ventricle but normal motion of the apex Müller's sign (http://www. Crowe dermatology neurofibromatosis type I axillary freckling D Dennie –Morgan fold Charles Clayton Dennie DB Morgan dermatology atopic dermatitis G Garrod's pads Archibald Garrod dermatology repeated extreme tension of extensor tendon in interphalangeal joint thickening of skin and tissue over interphalangeal joint H Hildreth's sign DH Hildreth dermatology glomus tumor Relief of pain at tumor site upon vascular occlusion of limb.com/synd.com/synd.com lower eyelid Hutchinson's freckle (http://www.whonamedit.com/MED/topic671.html) at Who Named It? colour produced on addition of nitric acid Dennie's line (http://medical-dictionary. Louis Wolff O Osborn wave John J. internal Honoré Simon medicine Beau multiple. Suvarna Watson's water hammer pulse (http://www.accessmylibrary.cfm/2553.Wikipedia. Paul Dudley White. including pemphigus vulgaris mild shear stress applied to skin causes bullae to form W Wickham's striae Louis Frédéric dermatology Wickham lichen planus white or greyish lines on the lichen planus lesions B Beau's lines Joseph dermatology. McConnell M Müller's sign Friedrich von cardiology Müller aortic insufficiency O Oliver's sign William Silver cardiology Oliver aortic arch aneurysm Q Quincke's sign Heinrich Irenaeus Quincke aortic insufficiency S Shone's complex John D.html) at Who Named It? visible pulsation or bobbing of uvula caudal movement of trachea with systole Quincke's capillary pulse (http://www.com/Dennie's+line) accentuated fold below the at TheFreeDictionary.cfm/40.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs precancerous facial pigmentation 17-05-2015 .whonamedit.html) at Who Named It? pre-excitation on ECG unit of alkaline phosphatase concentration in blood bilirubinuria Rosenbach's test (http://www.com/coms2/summary_0286-34539222_ITM) Journal of Postgraduate Medicine 2008-04-01 severe stenosis of LAD bounding forceful pulse elicited with postural manoeuvres characteristic ekg changes W Wolff –Parkinson –White triad Sir John Parkinson.html) at visible pulsation in ungual Who Named It? capillary bed supravalvular mitral ring. surgery blunt abdominal trauma heart and/or breath sounds heard through abdominal wall indicate rupture of viscus A Abadie's sign Jean Marie Charles Abadie endocrinology Graves' disease levator palpebrae superioris spasm B Benedict solution Stanley Rossiter Benedict endocrinology diabetes mellitus reagent for presence of monosaccharides C Chvostek's sign František Chvostek endocrinology hypocalcemia tapping over facial nerve elicits abnormal muscle contraction(s) G Griffith's sign ? endocrinology Graves' ophthalmopathy (needed) lid lag of the lower eyelid on upward eye movement J Joffroy's sign Alexis Joffroy endocrinology exophthalmos in Graves disease Joffroy's sign I (http://www.com/synd.com/synd. parachute deformity of mitral valve. emergency Osborn (1917 medicine –) hypothermia positive deflection at QRS-ST junction C Cardarelli's sign Antonio Cardarelli cardiology.rheumatology rheumatic fever mid-diastolic rumble B Bodansky unit Aaron Bodansky clinical chemistry R Rosenbach's test Ottomar Rosenbach clinical chemistry A Asboe-Hansen sign Gustav dermatology Asboe-Hansen bullae extension of a blister to adjacent unblistered skin when pressed A Auspitz's sign Heinrich Auspitz dermatology psoriasis punctate bleeding when scales are scraped C Crowe sign Frank W.whonamedit. with acute return of pain on reperfusion H Hutchinson's freckle Sir Jonathan Hutchinson dermatology melanoma K Koebner's phenomenon Heinrich Koebner dermatology various conditions N Nikolsky's sign Pyotr Nikolsky dermatology various.html) at Who Named It? lack of forehead wrinkling when patient looks up with head bowed cardiology supraventricular tachycardia Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (http://www.htm) cardiology aortic insufficiency (needed) cardiology pulmonary embolism Sign Name Specialty L Litten's sign Moritz Litten cardiology M Mayne's sign ? M McConnell's sign M. including trauma transverse ridges on nails C Claybrook sign Edwin Claybrook emergency medicine.com/synd. thoracic surgery aortic arch dilatation or aneurysm.wikipedia.cfm/1544.List of eponymously named medical signs .html) at Who Named It? http://en. the free encyclopedia Letter Associated conditions infective endocarditis External link (if no internal link) eMedicine (http://www.whonamedit.

cfm/233.whonamedit. relief of symptoms with administration of glucose p. vestibular dysfunction nystagmus elicited by hot synd/595 (http://www.cfm/595.whonamedit. test Friedrich Trendelenburg varicose veins identifies level of valvular incompetence B Ballance's sign Charles Alfred general surgery Ballance abdominal/splenic trauma percussive dullness left flank.H.html) at Who Named It? or cold irrigation of ear canal Boas' point Ismar Isidor Boas gastroenterology gastric ulcer dermal hyperaesthesia just left of T12 B Boas' sign Ismar Isidor Boas gastroenterology acute cholecystitis dermal hyperaesthesia at inferior angle of R scapula C Courvoisier's law Ludwig Georg gastroenterology Courvoisier obstructive jaundice palpable gall bladder w/ painless jaundice unlikely to be cholelithiasis F Fox's sign George Henry gastroenterology Fox haemorrhagic pancreatitis ecchymosis of inguinal ligament (blood tracks retroperitoneally) N Nardi test George Nardi gastroenterology dysfunction of sphincter of Oddi administration of morphine and neostigmine reproduces sharp LUQ pain. Reynolds gastroenterology ascending cholangitis G Goodsall's rule David Henry Goodsall gastroenterology.com/synd.html) at Who Named It? B Balbiani rings EdouardGérard Balbiani genetics RNA transcription large chromosome puff synd/601 (http://www.cfm/2447.html) at Who Named It? A Auberger's blood group Auberger (patient) haematology normal physiology synd/283 (http://www.html) at Who Named It? Aua antigen R Theodor Rumpel.thefreedictionary.whonamedit.Wikipedia.wikipedia.html) at Who petechiae seen after Named It? compression by tourniquet A Arneth count Josef Arneth haematology. the free encyclopedia Letter K Sign Kussmaul breathing[5] Name Adolph Kussmaul endocrinology Associated conditions metabolic acidosis Specialty External link (if no internal link) Page 5 of 13 Descriptor laboured deep breathing with normal or reduced frequency M Means–Lerman J.cfm/2623.whonamedit.M.whonamedit.surgery –Trendelenburg Baronet. differentiation of fistula types C Caput medusae Medusa gastroenterology. surgery portal hypertension distended veins radiating from umbilicus B Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie Brodie. percussive resonance right flank H HanningtonKiff sign John G.html) at Who Named It? indicating site of RNA transcription N Naegele's rule Franz Karl Naegele gynecology gestation S Schiller's test Walter Schiller gynecology cervical cancer Schiller's test (http://www.com/synd. or iv endocrinology W Whipple's triad Allen Whipple endocrinology R Rinne test Heinrich Adolf Rinne B Bárány test B ENT.symptoms associated with hypoglycaemia 2. 1st general medicine.whonamedit.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs agglutination test for erythrocyte survival 17-05-2015 . measured low serum glucose 3. audiometry systolic heart murmur similar to pericardial rub comparison of air conduction to bone conduction differentiates sensorineural from conductive deafness hearing impairment Rinne's test (http://www.com/synd.com/synd. Rumpel–Leede Carl sign Stockbridge Leede haematology capillary fragility Rumpel-Leede test (http://www.html) at Who Named It? Charcot's triad + hypotension and altered mental state palpation of LLQ elicits pain in RLQ method of estimating due date affected areas of cervix fail to stain brown with iodine solution lobulation of neutrophil nuclei synd/233 (http://www.cfm/2895.com/synd. pathology haemolysis general surgery Reynold's pentad (http://www. Lerman. Means endocrinology hyperthyroidism M Möbius sign Paul Julius Möbius endocrinology thyrotoxicosis Möbius sign (http://medical-dictionary.html) at Who Named It? onycholysis especially of ring and little fingers R Riesman's sign David Riesman endocrinology thyrotoxicosis bruit over globe of the eye S Stellwag's sign Karl Stellwag endocrinology von Carion thyrotoxicosis infrequent and/or incomplete blinking. valvular incompetence is present B Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie Brodie.com inability to maintain convergence of eyes P Plummer's nail Henry Stanley endocrinology Plummer thyrotoxicosis Plummer's nail (http://www.whonamedit.com/synd.whonamedit.o.html) at Who Named It? http://en. percussion test Friedrich Trendelenburg varicose veins superficial vein is percussed proximally. immobility of upper lid on downward gaze hypoglycemia 1. neurology. 1st general medicine.cfm/3126.cfm/2425.com/synd. if impulse is felt over vein distally.List of eponymously named medical signs .com/synd. scratch J.html) at Who Named It? Robert Bárány ENT.neurology vertigo.whonamedit.cfm/283.whonamedit.com/M%C3% B6bius%27+sign) at TheFreeDictionary. nutrition folate deficiency A Ashby technique Winifred Ashby haematology. LUQ.com/synd. not in general use R Reynolds' pentad B. HanningtonKiff obturator hernia absent thigh adductor reflex with positive patellar reflex R Rovsing's sign Niels Thorkild general surgery Rovsing appendicitis Rovsing's sign (http://www. general surgery anal fistula anatomical relationships.cfm/1095. accompanied by Dalrymple's sign V Von Graefe sign Albrecht von Graefe Graves' disease ' lid lag'.cfm/601. surgery –Trendelenburg Baronet.com/synd.

cfm/3205. Peabody internal medicine deep vein thrombosis calf muscle spasm when raising the affected leg with the foot extended P Pratt's sign Gerald H.cfm/2940.N.cfm/3203.com/synd. Terry internal medicine various including hepatic failure white 'ground glass' nails.html) at Who Named It? http://en. including SBE and SLE painful red lesions on the pads of the fingers and plantar surfaces Osler's sign Sir William Osler internal medicine atherosclerosis falsely elevated bp reading due to incompressibility of calcified vessels P Palla's sign ? internal medicine pulmonary embolism P Peabody's sign C. Mentzer Jr. hematology microcytic anemia differentiates iron deficiency anaemia from beta thalassaemia V Virchow's triad Rudolf Virchow hematology etiology of thrombosis Hypercoagulability.whonamedit.html) at Who Named It? appearance of petechiae after compression of arm by bandage or blood pressure cuff Liebermeister's rule (http://www. tropical hydatid disease medicine H Harrison's groove Edward Harrison internal medicine H Hess test Alfred Fabian internal medicine Hess L Liebermeister's Carl von internal medicine rule Liebermeister L Lisker's sign ? internal medicine L Louvel's sign ? O Osler's node O multiple myeloma threadlike strands in erythrocytes Gamna-Favre bodies (http://www.com/synd. the free encyclopedia Letter Sign Name Specialty Associated conditions acute myeloid leukemia External link (if no internal link) Page 6 of 13 Descriptor A Auer rods John Auer hematology cytoplasmic inclusions in myeloblasts B Bence Jones protein Henry Bence Jones hematology C Cabot rings Richard Cabot hematology lead poisoning.List of eponymously named medical signs . histology Maurice Favre lymphogranuloma venereum G Charles Gandy–Gamna Gandy. Pratt internal medicine deep venous thrombosis pain elicited by compression of posterior calf S Schilling test Robert F. turbulence) and Endothelial injury/dysfunction C Cruveilhier –Baumgarten bruit Jean Cruveilhier. other malabsorption disorders B12 radioassay. histology nodules Carlos Gamna splenomegaly due to portal hypertension Gandy-Gamna bodies (http://www.html) at National Academies Press Faget's sign (http://www. coeliac disease.Wikipedia.whonamedit.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs enlarged right descending pulmonary artery on chest x-ray in hypocalcaemia. including portal circulation T Trousseau's sign of latent tetany Armand Trousseau internal medicine.whonamedit. Schilling internal medicine pernicious anaemia.com/synd.html) at Who Named It? Albert Coons (http://www.com/synd.html) at Who Named It? For each fever degree Celsius an increase of 8 beats per minute in cardiac frequency deep venous thrombosis (needed) tenderness on percussion of antero-medial tibia internal medicine deep venous thrombosis (needed) increased pain along vein with valsalva.com/synd.com/synd.html) at Merck Manual online Trendelenburg's phenomenon (http://www.whonamedit.cfm/3753.whonamedit.whonamedit. viral haemorrhagic fevers eosinophilic globules in liver F Faget sign Jean-Charles Faget infectious disease Yellow fever Typhoid Fever tularaemia brucellosis others M Mantoux test Charles Mantoux infectious disease tuberculosis C Casoni test Tomaso Casoni infectious disease. Hemodynamic changes (stasis.wikipedia.cfm/2622. rare T Terry's nails R. occlusion of brachial artery induces carpal spasm 17-05-2015 .html) at Who Named It? basophilic cytoplasmic inclusion bodies detection of antibodies by fluorescence microscopy using fluorescein-labelled antibodies the unusual constellation of fever and bradycardia intradermal protein derivative – diameter of wheal evaluated intradermal injection of hydatid fluid causing wheal rickets Harrison's sulcus (http://www.html) at Who Named It? rib deformity at the lower thorax capillary fragility Rumpel-Konchalevskii-Leede phenomenon or sign (http://www. proximal pressure prevents this Sir William Osler internal medicine various.php? book=biomems&page=acoons.whonamedit.absence of lunula T Trousseau's sign of malignancy Armand Trousseau internal medicine various malignancies.merck. including pancreatic spontaneous thrombosis of multiple veins.nap.html) at and sickle cell Who Named It? disease small yellow-brown foci in the spleen M Mellignhoff's sign Mellinghoff hyperbaric medicine cutaneous decompression sickness coughing or Valsalve accentuates the venous markings of an erysipeloid rash C Coons fluorescent antibody method Albert Coons immunology A Abelin reaction Isaak Abelin infectious disease syphilis presence of arsenical antisyphilitic.com/synd. anaemias C Coombs test Robin Coombs hematology hemolytic anemia M Mentzer index William C. endocrinology hypocalcaemia Pulmonary embolism (http://www.obsolete C Councilman body William Thomas Councilman infectious disease yellow fever.cfm/3759.cfm/2437.com/mmpe/print/sec05/ch050/ch050a.edu/readingroom. Paul Clemens hepatology von Baumgarten Cruveilhier –Baumgarten disease bruit around the umbilicus G Gamna–Favre bodies Carlos Gamna.

poorly reactive but with normal near accommodation A Argyll Robertson pupils Douglas Moray Cooper neurology Lamb Argyll Robertson neurosyphilis[2] light-near dissociation B Babinski sign Joseph Babinski abnormal plantar reflex B Bastian–Bruns sign Henry Charlton neurology Bastian.Wikipedia. oncology Various abdominal malignancies.asp?issn=00283886. irregular respiration [1] (http://www. Ramasubramanian D (December 2000). Ludwig Bruns spinal cord transection loss of muscle tone and reflexes below lesion level B Bekhterev –Jacobsohn reflex Vladimir Bekhterev.whonamedit. Neurol India 48 (4): 314–8. Louis JacobsohnLask neurology pyramidal tract lesions stroking dorsal radial skin. staccato speech C Cornell's sign ? neurology pyramidal tract lesions C Cushing's triad Harvey Cushing neurology raised intracranial pressure D Dawson's fingers James Walker neurology Dawson multiple sclerosis D Doi's sign Hitoka Doi Eaton–Lambert syndrome Letter Sign T Troisier's sign V Name Specialty neurology neurology External link (if no internal link) Troisier's node or sign (http://www. Retrieved 13 April 2009.issue=4. chemotherapy paired transverse white lines on nail bed B George Brewer infarcts Emerson Brewer nephrology.cfm/1222.asp?issn=00283886.com/synd.epage=8.aulast=Kumar) Neurol India 48 (4): 314–8.epage=8.html) at Who Named It? Kumar SP.wikipedia. intention tremor.neurologyindia.spage=314. especially stomach cancer Virchow's node Rudolf Virchow internal medicine. bradycardia. obsolete(?) A Addis count Thomas Addis nephrology pyelonephritis quantitative cells and casts in 24hr. corticospinal tract lesions extension of big toe with stimulation of skin over lateral malleolus C Charcot's triad Jean-Martin Charcot neurology multiple sclerosis nystagmus. especially stomach cancer W Widal test GeorgesFernand Widal microbiology enteric fever serum agglutination.year=2000.htm) http://en.html) at Who Named It? Page 7 of 13 Virchow's node (http://www. "The Babinski sign—a reappraisal" (http://www.nlm.cfm/1815.nih. pathology pyelonephritis dark red wedge shaped areas on kidney section resembling infarcts A Abadie's symptom Joseph Louis Irenée Jean Abadie neurology tabes dorsalis absence of pain on Achilles tendon pressure A Adie pupil William John neurology Adie ciliary nerve damage dilated pupil. ct. hip flexion and leg abduction B Brudziński reflex Józef Brudziński neurology meningitis passive flexion of knee to abdomen elicits flexion of contralateral hip and knee B Bruns ataxia Ludwig Bruns neurology frontal lobe lesions difficulty moving feet in contact with floor. elicits wrist and finger flexion B Vladimir Bekhterev Bekhterev. or at autopsy reappearance of absent deep tendon reflexes after short period of maximal muscle contraction 17-05-2015 .3F74149980602) [2] (http://spinwarp. with forearm in supination. Troisier oncology Associated conditions Various abdominal malignancies.ucsd. urine M Muehrcke's lines Robert C. The Babinski sign – a reappraisal (http://www.gov/pubmed/11146592). vestibular schwannoma nystagmus that coarsens in amplitude on lateral gaze C Chaddock reflex Charles Gilbert Chaddock neurology pyramidal lesions. Descriptor Enlargement of the left supraclavicular lymph node (=Virchow's node) Enlargement of the left supraclavicular lymph node (=Troisier's sign) dorsiflexion of the hallux with fanning of the remaining phalanges upon soft stimulation of the lateral plantar surface of the foot scratching alongside big toe extensor tendon elicits an extensor plantar response elevated systolic bp.year=2000.volume=48. the free encyclopedia Charles Emile internal medicine.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs characteristic fingerlike appearance of lateral ventricle on mri.neurologyindia. oncology hypoalbuminaemia.spage=314. Muehrcke nephrology.ms-info.com/synd.aulast=Kumar).volume=48.List of eponymously named medical signs .issue=4.whonamedit.com/article. –Mendel reflex Kurt Mendel neurology pyramidal tract lesions toe flexion on percussion of dorsum of foot B Berger wave (rhythm) Hans Berger neurology normal physiology electroencephalographic alpha wave B Bing's sign Paul Robert Bing neurology pyramidal tract lesions extension of the great toe on pricking the dorsum of the foot with a pin B Biot's respiration Camille Biot neurology brain stem herniation quick shallow respirations followed by period of apnea B Brissaud's reflex Édouard Brissaud neurology pyramidal tract lesions plantar stimulation elicits contraction of tensor fasciae latae B Brudziński neck sign Józef Brudziński neurology meningitis neck flexion elicits hip and knee flexion B Brudziński cheek sign Józef Brudziński neurology meningitis pressure beneath zygoma elicits flexion of forearm B Brudziński symphyseal sign Józef Brudziński neurology meningitis pressure over symphisis pubis elicits knee.ncbi.com/article. PMID 11146592 (https://www.edu/NeuroWeb/Text/br-845.net/evo/msmanu/984. tendency to fall backwards B Bruns nystagmus Ludwig Bruns neurology cerebellopontine angle tumor.

spage=314.year=2000.html) at Who Named It? bilateral jugular vein pressure during lumbar puncture causes sudden rise in CSF pressure R Romberg test Moritz Heinrich Romberg neurology dorsal column lesions.volume=48.aulast=Kumar) Neurol India 48 (4): 314–18.asp?issn=00283886.spage=314.cfm/2546.whonamedit.cfm/1573.volume=48.asp?issn=00283886. Behçet's disease electrical sensation down the back and into limbs with neck flexion or extension M Miller Fisher test C.cfm/926.com/article.whonamedit.spage=314.cfm/3309. meningitis.com/article.html) at Who Named It? dilated pupil on the side of an intracranial lesion due to IIIrd nerve compression hip and knee fully flexed.spage=314.html) at Who Named extension of knee elicits It? pain and/or opisthotonus The Babinski sign – a reappraisal (http://www.epage=8.whonamedit.wikipedia.neurologyindia.asp?issn=00283886. sudden abduction and release of little toe causes extensor plantar response S Strümpell's sign Adolph Strümpell neurology spastic pareses of the lower extremity Strümpell's sign I (http://www.epage=8. compression disorders 'DTP' – distal tingling on percussion T Todd's paresis Robert neurology Bentley Todd seizure disorders focal weakness for as much as 48 hours after seizure T Trendelenburg's Friedrich neurology sign Trendelenburg inferior gluteal palsy.html) at Who Named It? inability to maintain posture with eyes closed R Rossolimo's sign Grigory Ivanovich Rossolimo neurology pyramidal tract lesions The Babinski sign – a reappraisal (http://www.html) at Who ↑ in neurological Named It? symptoms with exercise or http://en.issue=4. cerebllar lesions.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs 17-05-2015 .com/synd.issue=4. chemotherapy.cfm/1749.year=2000.aulast=Kumar) Neurol India 48 (4): 314–8.volume=48.com/article. the free encyclopedia Letter Sign Name Specialty Associated conditions ulnar nerve palsy External link (if no internal link) Page 8 of 13 Descriptor F Froment's sign Jules Froment neurology G Gonda's sign ? neurology pyramidal tract lesions The Babinski sign – a reappraisal (http://www.volume=48.com/synd.epage=8.aulast=Kumar) Neurol India 48 (4): 314–8.volume=48. MS.whonamedit.cfm/841.com/synd. squeezing the calf muscle elicits an extensor plantar response G William Gowers' sign[3] Richard Gowers neurology muscular dystrophy H Hoffmann's sign Johann Hoffmann neurology corticospinal tract lesions H Hutchinson's pupil Sir Jonathan Hutchinson neurology oculomotor nerve lesion J Jendrassik maneuver Ernő Jendrassik neurology hyporeflexia compares patellar reflex w/ and w/o distraction J Jolly's test Friedrich Jolly neurology myasthenia gravis or Eaton–Lambert syndrome electromyography test using repeated stimuli to show fatiguability in myasthenia K Kernig's sign Woldemar Kernig neurology meningism.com/synd.html) at Who Named It? axial compression and rotation of cervical spine to the side of symptoms causes pain S Stransky's sign ? neurology pyramidal tract lesions The Babinski sign – a reappraisal (http://www. subarachnoid haemorrhage L Lhermitte's sign Jean Lhermitte neurology lesions of cervical cord dorsal columns or caudal medulla.whonamedit.epage=8.cfm/2200. flexing then suddenly releasing the 4th toe elicits an extensor plantar response G Gordon's sign Alfred Gordon neurology pyramidal tract lesions The Babinski sign – a reappraisal (http://www.com/article.spage=314.cfm/2835.html) at Who Named It? irritation downward of the medial tibia causes dorsiflexion of big toe Q Hans Heinrich Queckenstedt's Georg neurology maneuver Queckenstedt spinal stenosis Queckenstedt's phenomenon (http://www. Miller Fisher neurology normal pressure hydrocephalus Improvement in cognitive function after withdrawal of CSF during lumbar puncture used to confirm diagnosis M Moniz sign António Egas neurology Moniz pyramidal tract lesions M Myerson's sign Abraham Myerson neurology Parkinson's disease O Oppenheim's sign Hermann Oppenheim neurology pyramidal tract lesions Oppenheim's reflex (http://www.whonamedit.aulast=Kumar) Neurol India 48 (4): 314–8.cfm/3302.com/synd.issue=4.List of eponymously named medical signs . forceful plantar flexion of the ankle elicits an extensor plantar response inability to resist blinking when glabella is percussed Uhthoff's symptom (http://www. alcohol intoxication Romberg's sign (http://www.issue=4.whonamedit.aulast=Kumar) Neurol India 48 (4): 314–8.asp?issn=00283886.year=2000.year=2000. percussion of the tips of the toes causes exaggerated flexion of the toes S Schaeffer's sign Max Schaeffer neurology pyramidal tract lesions Schäffer's reflex (http://www.asp?issn=00283886.com/synd.volume=48.com/synd.aulast=Kumar) Neurol India 48 (4): 314–8.spage=314.com/article.html) at Who Named It? failure of abrupt passive flexion of the hip and/or knee to elicit dorsiflexion and adduction of foot T Throckmorton's Tom Bentley neurology reflex Throckmorton pyramidal tract lesions The Babinski sign – a reappraisal (http://www.epage=8.year=2000.com/synd.neurologyindia.com/synd.year=2000.whonamedit.neurologyindia.Wikipedia. other causes of hip abductors weakness pelvic tilt contralateral to 'stance leg' U Uhthoff's phenomenon Wilhelm Uhthoff neurology neurology multiple sclerosis patient required to hold paper between thumb and palm (against attempt to withdraw).com/article. synd/2200 (http://www.whonamedit.html) at Who Named It? squeezing the Achilles tendon elicits an extensor plantar response S Spurling's test Roy Glenwood Spurling neurology cervical radiculopathy Spurling's manoeuvre and sign (http://www.neurologyindia.epage=8.issue=4.asp?issn=00283886. pressure over dorsal big toe MTP joint elicits an extensor plantar response T Tinel's sign Jules Tinel neuritis.ability to do so is assessed tapping distal phalanx of 3rd or 4th finger elicits flexion of same in thumb Hutchinson's pupil (http://www.issue=4.neurologyindia.neurologyindia.

pathology indicates a specific cause of death in some stillborns L Leser–Trélat sign Edmund Leser.com/derm/topic621.Wikipedia. vagina and cervix G Goodell's sign William Goodell obstetrics pregnancy softening of the vaginal part of the cervix during the first trimester H Hegar's sign Ernst Ludwig obstetrics Alfred Hegar normal pregnancy softening of cervical isthmus appearin between 4th and 6th weeks (usually) L Ladin's sign ? obstetrics normal pregnancy L Leopold's maneuver Christian Gerhard Leopold obstetrics P Piskaçek's sign Ludwig Piskaçek obstetrics normal pregnancy V Karl von Von BraunBraunFernwald's sign Fernwald obstetrics pregnancy softening of the uterine fundus at the site of implantation at 4–5 weeks gestation Loss of all four alphaglobin genes (total alphathalassemia) leads to severely anemic stillborn babies with small amounts of an abnormal hemoglobin composed of four gamma sub-units (Bart's Hemoglobin) A serum reaction.whonamedit.cfm/3813..com/synd. als.html) at Who Named It? http://en.html) at Who Named injected with pregnant It? urine B Braxton Hicks contraction John Braxton Hicks obstetrics normal pregnancy "false labour".com/synd.whonamedit. the free encyclopedia Letter Sign Name Specialty Associated conditions External link (if no internal link) Page 9 of 13 Descriptor other increase in body temperature epilepsy. neurosurgery.cfm/3211. psychiatry lower extremity paresis differentiates organic from non-organic etiology K Bernhard Kayser Kayser. sciatica better known as straight leg raise test B Battle's sign William Henry Battle neurosurgery/traumatology basal skull fracture mastoid ecchymosis widely variable collar of dermatitis characteristically in c3.html) at Who lesions of cerebrum Named It? short acting barbiturate injected in internal carotid. orthpaedic surgery lumbar disc lesions.whonamedit. –Fleischer ring Bruno Fleischer C CrichtonBrowne sign S Juhn Atsushi Wada W Wada test U Siegfried Unterberger test Unterberger B Broca aphasia B neurology test for palsy of superior oblique muscle Wilson's disease neurology. neurosurgery spinal trauma at T10. neurosurgery hydrocephalus.wikipedia.direction of rotation indicates vestibular lesion on that side Paul Broca neurology. ophthalmology head tilt test Bielschowsky nerve IV M Mulder's sign Jacob D.html) at Who Named It? palpable lateral bulge at tubal-uterine junction.whonamedit. anatomical Wada's test (http://www.fsmd caudal movement of navel on cervical flexion M Macewen's sign Sir William Macewen neurology. Bernhard Zondek obstetrics normal pregnancy oestral reaction in mouse synd/1834 (http://www.com/synd.List of eponymously named medical signs . Mulder neurology. brain abscess resonance on percussion of fronto-temporo-parietal suture A Alexander's law Gustav Alexander neurology.gastroenterology (hepatolenticular degeneration) ring of brownish copper deposit at corneo-scleral junction Sir James CrichtonBrowne neuropsychiatry 'general paresis' tremor at corners of mouth and of outer canthus Stroop test John Ridley Stroop neuropsychology various.g. similar to Hegar's sign Leopold's maneuver (http://www. ENT vestibular lesions describes nystagmus in vestibular lesions B Bielschowsky's Alfred lesions of cranial neurology.com/synd. including ADHD and schizophrenia reaction times for incongruent stimuli (e.cfm/1834. Ulysse Trélat malignant neoplasm oncology Casal collar (http://emedicine.whonamedit. ENT vestibular lesions patient walks in place with eyes closed.obsolete assess health of newborn B Bart hemoglobin Barts Hospital Obstetrics.html) at Who Named It? determination of fetal lie Piskaçek's sign (http://www. present at 7–8 weeks Leser-Trélat sign (http://www.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs sudden onset of multiple pruritic seborrheic keratoses 17-05-2015 .htm) at Medscape (needed) softening of uterus. podiatry Morton's neuroma transverse compression of the forefoot elicits pain in the distribution of the affected nerve H Hoover's sign (leg paresis) Charles Franklin Hoover neurology. word red printed in blue) L Lasègue's sign Charles Lasègue neurosurgery.com/synd.cfm/2780. neuropsychology developmental or other pathology of various frontal cortical areas expressive aphasia Beevor's sign Charles Edward Beevor neurology. sporadic contractions beginning as early as mid 1st trimester C Chadwick sign James Read Chadwick obstetrics pregnancy cyanosis of vulva.c4 dermatomes C Casal collar Gaspar Casal nutrition pellagra (niacin deficiency) A Abderhalden reaction Emil Abderhalden obstetrics pregnancy Apgar score Virginia Apgar obstetrics A Aschheim –Zondek test Selmar Aschheim.cfm/3225. lateralizes language function neurology.

html) at Who Named It? S Simmonds' test Franklin Adin orthopaedics Simmonds Achilles tendon rupture T Terry-Thomas sign Terry-Thomas Orthopaedics Scapho-lunate dissociation T Thomas test Hugh Owen Thomas Orthopaedics Fixed flexion deformity of hip Supine patient flexes one hip whilst keeping other leg flat. coronary artery disease. endocrinology thyrotoxicosis B Brushfield spots Thomas Brushfield ophthalmology.cfm/4126. back arches if flexion deformity is present O O'Donoghue's triad D.HTM http://en. (2) fusiform 17-05-2015 . internal medicine various. and/or diabetes cholesterol embolus(i) of retinal artery(ies) H Hutchinson's sign Sir Jonathan Hutchinson ophthalmology herpes zoster K Koeppe's nodules Leonhard Koeppe ophthalmology uveitis granulomatous nodules at pupillary margin L Lisch nodule Karl Lisch ophthalmology type I neurofibromatosis yellow brown hamartomata on iris S Salus's sign Robert Salus ophthalmology hypertension S Schirmer's test Otto Schirmer ophthalmology keratoconjunctivitis sicca.whonamedit. Kanavel orthopedics. ophthalmology Ernst Fuchs sympathetic ophthalmia E Elschnig spots Anton Elschnig ophthalmology hypertensive retinopathy G Gunn's sign Robert ophthalmology Marcus Gunn hypertension H Hirschberg test Julius Hirschberg ophthalmology strabismus corneal reflection centred (-) or not centred (+) on pupil H Hollenhorst plaque Robert Hollenhorst ophthalmology hypertension.cfm/494. Boston ophthalmology.List of eponymously named medical signs .gentili. in (http://www. including SBE and systemic vasculitides M Marcus Gunn pupil severe retinal Robert disease. leg rotated produces palpable or audible click squeezing of calf fails to produce plantar flexion Atlas of Signs in Musculoskeletal Radiology (http://www.com/synd.com/ortho/inspection_of_patients_w_pelvic_frx) scrotum or of thigh M McMurray test Thomas Porter orthopaedics McMurray meniscal tear McMurray's sign (http://www. neurology Marcus Gunn optic nerve anterior to chiasm A Apley grind test Alan Graham orthopaedic surgery Apley meniscal lesions C Comolli's sign Antonio Comolli Orthopaedic surgery Scapular fracture "Comolli's sign" (http://medical-dictionary. genetics Downs' syndrome or non-pathological R Roth's spots Moritz Roth ophthalmology.emedicine. D Destot's sign ? orthopaedic surgery pelvic fracture ecchymosis superior to [3] inguinal ligament.cfm/3233.wheelessonline.cfm/3234.cfm/3559.whonamedit.whonamedit.com/synd. lesion of ophthalmology.whonamedit.Wikipedia. radiology osteosarcoma.cfm/2684.extending temporally from the physiological blind spot D Dahlén–Fuchs nodules Johan Dahlén.com/article/1201779-overview) at Medscape AV "nicking" or "nipping" in hypertensive retinopathy lesion on tip of the nose which can presage ocular herpes zoster deflection of retinal veins at right angle junctions due to elongation or shortening of connected arterioles synd/494 (http://www.htm) http://www.com/synd. Retrieved 29 May 2013.net/signs/23.html) at Who Named It? Hypertension (http://emedicine. The Free Dictionary.thefreedictionary. Ewing's sarcoma triangular subperiosteal growth B Bitot's spots Pierre Bitôt ophthalmology vitamin A deficiency spots of keratin deposition in the conjunctiva B Bjerrum scotoma Jannik Peterson Bjerrum ophthalmology glaucoma comet shaped visual field defect.com/orthoped/TOPIC97.com/Comolli% 27s+sign).html) at Who Named It? Hutchinson's sign 2 (http://www.wikipedia. Enoch Becker endocrinology thyrotoxicosis visible pulsation of retinal arteries B Boston's sign Leonard N. sports medicine knee injury coincidence of anterior cruciate injury. rheumatology ophthalmology palpable lymph node in the umbilicus granulocytic infiltrate of the uvea Gunn's sign (http://www.medial collateral injury and meniscal tear L Lachman maneuver John Lachman orthopedic surgery anterior cruciate ligament injury modified anterior drawer test with knee in less flexion Y Yergason's test ? orthopedic surgery bicipital tendinitis anterior shoulder pain with resisted supination of the forearm K Kanavel's sign Allen B.whonamedit. the free encyclopedia Letter S Sign Name Specialty Associated conditions various abdominal malignancies External link (if no internal link) Page 10 of 13 Descriptor Sister Mary Sister Mary Joseph nodule[7] Joseph Dempsey (born Julia Dempsey) oncology C Codman's triangle Ernest Codman oncology. endocrinology thyrotoxicosis spasmodic ptosis on downward gaze D Dalrymple sign John Dalrymple ophthalmology.com/synd.com/synd.medscape.whonamedit. as in Sjögren's syndrome quantifies lacrimal secretion S Siegrist streaks August Siegrist malignant hypertension hyperpigmented sreaks parallel to choroidal vessels B Becker's sign Otto Heinrich ophthalmology. valgus stress applied.html) at Who Named It? widened palpebral opening greyish-white spots at periphery of iris retinal haemorrhages with Roth's spot (http://www.html) at Who Named pale centres seen at It? fundoscopy Gunn's pupillary phenomenon (http://www.html) at Who Named It? Relative pupil dilatation when light swings to the affected side manoeuvres to elicit knee pain triangular swelling corresponding to the outline of the scapula knee extended.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs Gap between the scaphoid and lunate bones on AP wrist radiograph (1) finger held in slight flexion. O'Donoghue orthopaedics. orthopaedic surgery.com/synd.

cfm/1772. Hutchinson's teeth K Koplik's spots Henry Koplik pediatrics P Pastia's sign Constantin pediatrics Chessec Pastia scarlet fever Pastia's sign (http://www.whonamedit. small Ventricular septal defect External link (if no internal link) Page 11 of 13 Descriptor swelling. Waddell primary care.whonamedit.g. (3) tenderness along the flexor tendon sheath. thoracic and/or abdominal trauma. Indicative of flexible deformity W Waddell's signs G.nerve deafness. surgery abdominal mass and/or pain L Lombard effect Étienne Lombard psychiatry malingering due to simulated deafness automatic rise in the loudness of a person's voice when they speak in noise M MacDonald triad John M.html) at Who Named movement of a patient's It? head when lying in a supine position loud pansystolic murmur Still's mmurmur (http://www. infectious disease mumps B Barlow's maneuver Sir Thomas Barlow. Charles Skinner Hallpike Otolaryngology Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo B Bruit de Roger Henri-Louis Roger paediatric cardiology ventricular septal defect S Still's murmur Sir George paediatric cardiology Frederick Still W Waddell's triad J. Elicitation of extreme vertigo upon lateral synd/3615 (http://www.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs 17-05-2015 . best heard at left lower sternal border paediatric trauma child pedestrian stuck by motor vehicle Head trauma. and (4) pain with passive extension of the digit.com/synd.cfm/3615. MacDonald psychiatry sociopathic personality disorder eneuresis. Hallux is dorsiflexed. obsolete C palliative care pediatrics & orthopedics pulmonary medicine pulmonology (needed) tenderness behind angle of jaw (typically before swelling is evident) measles lines of confluent petechiae in skin creases (associated with Scarlatiniform rash and strep pyogenes) apnea. e.whonamedit.html) at palpable clunk on moving Who Named It? hip B Albert von effect of certain Bezold–Jarisch Bezold. femoral fracture Henry Hugh Clutton paediatrics congenital syphilis painless symmetrical hydrarthroses. orthopaedics various disorders of Schober's sign (http://www.cfm/3371. firesetting and animal torture predictive of future criminal behaviour R Russell's sign Gerald Russell psychiatry bulimia nervosa scarring of the dorsum of one hand (contact with incisors when purging) H Hippocratic fingers Hippocrates chronic hypoxia clubbing of distal phalanges K Kveim test Morten pulmonary medicine Ansgar Kveim sarcoidosis intradermal injection of lymphatic extract from known sufferer. toxicology reflex alkaloids Jarisch S Schober test Paul Schober physiatry. the free encyclopedia Letter Sign Name Specialty Associated conditions tenosynovitis of flexor digitorum tendon D Dix–Hallpike test Margaret R. If arch is recreated.com/synd.whonamedit.whonamedit.List of eponymously named medical signs .cfm/3301.wikipedia. Dix. ascariasis lysophospholipase crystals in various tissues D Döhle bodies Karl Gottfried pathology Paul Döhle various including trauma and neoplasm basophilic inclusions in peripheral cytoplasm of neutrophils H Hutchinson's teeth[4] Sir Jonathan Hutchinson pediatrics congenital syphilis small. vibratory/musical.html) at Who Named It? systolic ejection sound . psychiatry chronic pain C Carnett's sign John Berton Carnett primary care. Cheyne–Stokes William palliative care respiration Stokes respiratory center damage fluctuation between apnoea and tachypnoea H Hippocratic face Hippocrates impending death C Charcot –Leyden crystals Jean-Martin Charcot. 1st Baronet paediatrics. particularly of the knees Jules Comby paediatrics rubeola whitish patches on gingiva and buccal mucosa E Epstein's pearls Alois Epstein paediatrics normal newborn cystic papules on palate F Forchheimer spots Frederick Forchheimer paediatrics rubella small red spots on the soft palate H Hatchcock's sign ? paediatrics. test is positive.com/synd. bradycardia. Adolf pharmacology. hypotension Template:Jack Test identify non-organic sources of low back pain Am J Med Sci 174 (1927): 579–599 supine patient lifts head from bed. rheumatology.P.↑ pain – abdominal wall . orthopaedic surgery hip dysplasia dislocation on adduction of hip C John Cheyne.Wikipedia. Waddell C Clutton's joints C Comby sign subaortic stenosis.html) at Who lumbar vertebrae Named It? quantifies lumbar flexion H Hubscher's Maneuver [[]] Podiatry Flexible vs rigid flatfoot deformity Patient bears weight on foot. widely spaced incisors with notched biting surfaces H Hutchinson's triad Sir Jonathan Hutchinson pediatrics congenital syphilis interstitial keratitis.com/synd. Ernst pathology Viktor von Leyden any disorder characterized by eosinophil proliferation.↓ pain – intraperitoneal asthma http://en.html) at Who Named It? O Ortolani test Marino Ortolani congenital hip dislocation Ortolani's sign and test (http://www.cfm/4037.com/synd.

erythematous eruption or dusky red patches over the knuckles. Phalen rheumatology.cfm/1579.html) at Who with infarct Named It? wedge shaped consolidation at periphery with base on the pleura K Kerley lines Peter Kerley radiology pulmonary edema R Rigler's sign[6] Leo George Rigler radiology.html) at Who Named It? determination of sperm count and motility in a sample taken from the cervical canal within an hour of intercourse B Bouchard's nodes CharlesJoseph Bouchard rheumatology osteoarthritis F Finkelstein's test Harry Finkelstein rheumatology DeQuervain's tenosynovitis G Gottron's papules Heinrich rheumatology Adolf Gottron dermatomyositis H Heberden's node William Heberden rheumatology osteoarthritis same as bouchard's nodes.V.whonamedit. gastroenterology peptic ulcer Hampton's line (http://www.cfm/3666.whonamedit.cfm/2254.wikipedia. hand surgery carpal tunnel syndrome 30–60 seconds of full forced flexion of wrist elicits symptoms A Aschoff body Karl Albert Ludwig Aschoff rheumatology. Cullen surgery intraabdominal haemorrhage ecchymosis around umbilicus predicts onset of acute pancreatitis D Dunphy sign Osborne Joby surgery Dunphy appendicitis F Fothergill's sign John Fothergill surgery rectus sheath hematoma anterior abdominal mass which does not cross the midline and is still palpable when abdominal wall muscles are tensed G Grey Turner's sign George Grey Turner surgery retroperitoneal hemorrhage flank ecchymosis H John Howship. but over dip joints J Jones criteria T.html) at Who Named It? gas outlines both mucosal and serosal surfaces of bowel H Hampton's line Aubrey Otis Hampton radiology. fever and chills.com/synd. radiology pulmonary embolus Hampton's hump (http://www.whonamedit.whonamedit.cfm/3136. the free encyclopedia Letter Specialty Associated conditions External link (if no internal link) Page 12 of 13 Sign Name Curschmann spirals Heinrich Curschmann Descriptor D Dahl's sign K.com/synd.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs RLQ pain on dropping from standing on toes to heels 2/3 of the way lateral on a line from umbilicus to anterior superior iliac spine (corresponds to 17-05-2015 .aipge. RUQ pain C Cullen's sign Thomas S.List of eponymously named medical signs .com/synd.html) Howship's syndrome (http://www. pathology rheumatic fever foci of interstitial inflammatiuon in the myocardium and elsewhere A Aaron sign Charles Dettie surgery Aaron appendicitis epigastric pain with pressure on McBurney's point B Blumberg sign Jacob Moritz Blumberg surgery peritonitis rebound tenderness C Charcot's triad Jean-Martin Charcot surgery ascending cholangitis jaundice.Wikipedia. Robbins & Cotran [4] (http://www. Dahl pulmonology COPD pigmented calluses on anterior surface of thighs (from leaning on elbows) H Hoover's sign (pulmonary) Charles Franklin Hoover pulmonology COPD inward movement of lower ribs during inspiration M Müller's maneuver Johannes Peter Müller pulmonology collapsed section of airway patient attempts to breathe in with nose and mouth closed (opposite of Valsalva maneuver) W Westermark sign ? pulmonology pulmonary embolism Area of oligaemia on chest x-ray S Schamroth's window test Leo Schamroth pulmonology.com/article-704-nested-0-0. Duckett Jones rheumatology rheumatic fever criteria used to diagnose rheumatic fever L Larrey's sign Dominique Larrey rheumatology sacroiliitis pain in sacroiliac area on sitting down on hard chair P Patrick's test Hugh Talbot Patrick rheumatology sacroiliitis Patrick's test (http://www.html) at Who Named It? Scaling. Max Huhner reproductive medicine infertility Sims-Huhner test (http://www.cfm/3137.com/synd. Howship Moritz –Romberg sign Heinrich Romberg surgery obturator hernia K Kelly's sign Howard surgery Atwood Kelly M Markle sign ? surgery appendicitis M McBurney's point Charles McBurney surgery appendicitis spiral mucus plugs found in sputum bony outgrowths on dorsa of proximal interphalangeal joints Pathologic Basis of Disease (8th Ed). abdominal surgery pneumoperitoneum Rigler's sign (http://www.html) at Who Named It? line on barium meal indicating mucosal oedema associated with ulcer S Sims–Huhner test Harry M.com/synd.com/synd.whonamedit.html) at Who Named It? external rotation of the hip causes pain Y Yeoman's test ? rheumatology sacroiliitis (needed) sacroiliac pain on rotation of ilium and extension of hip P Phalen's maneuver George S. cardiology chronic hypoxia identifies clubbing of distal phalanges H Hampton's hump Aubrey Otis Hampton pulmonology. Sims. elbows and knees increase in abdominal pain on coughing pain from an obturator hernia radiating to knee visible response of ureter when touched (means of identifying same) (needed) http://en.cfm/1045.whonamedit.

html) at Who over the right lower Named It? abdomen H Hamman's sign Louis Hamman thoracic surgery oesophageal perforation w/ pneumomediastinum crepitus in sync w/ heartbeat but not respiration P Pemberton's sign Hugh Pemberton thoracic surgery retrosternal mass with superior vena cava syndrome arms elevated over head elicits facial plethora. 4.html) at Who Named It? painless unilateral periorbital swelling posterior cervical chain adenopathy Murphy's punch (http://www.com/synd. distended neck veins and inspiratory stridor H Homans' sign John Homans thrombosis deep venous thrombosis knee bent. Rubor (redness) 2. also called Gowers' manoeuvre also called Hutchinson's incisors or Kussmaul respiration also called the double wall sign also Sister Mary Joseph sign See also ◾ Medical eponyms ◾ Pathognomonic ◾ List of medical triads and pentads Retrieved from "http://en. ◾ Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. 2446.com/synd. Murphy surgery cholecystitis Murphy's sign (http://www.whonamedit.html) at Who Named It? S Sherren's triangle James Sherren surgery appendicitis area of hyperaesthesia Sherren's triangle (http://www. Murphy trauma surgery referred pain to L shoulder Romaña's sign (http://www.cfm/2209.A. the free encyclopedia Letter Sign Name Specialty Associated conditions External link (if no internal link) Page 13 of 13 Descriptor junction of vermiform appendix and cecum) hesitation on inspiration while gall bladder is palpated M Murphy's sign John B.Wikipedia.radial artery stick for blood gases is contraindicated Goldman. By using this site. if the palmar arch is not present. Calor (heat) 4.html) at Who Named It? punch tenderness at the costovertebral angle Notes 1. you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 2. 5.cfm/3325. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation. popliteal pain B Burton line Henry Burton toxicology lead poisoning M Mees' lines R. but not lateral. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN 1437727883.com/synd.whonamedit. http://en. a non-profit organization.cfm/2210. Inc. additional terms may apply. Dolor (pain) T Traube's sign Ludwig Traube various splenomegaly dull percussion sound over Traube's space B Bancroft's sign Joseph Bancroft vascular medicine deep vein thrombosis pain on anterior. 3.com/synd.. Tumor (swelling)3. 6.wikipedia. ankle abruptly dorsiflexed.cfm/1993. compression of calf L Lowenberg's sign ? vascular medicine deep vein thrombosis (needed) immediate pain on inflating blood pressure cuff around calf R Rose's sign ? vascular medicine deep vein thrombosis (needed) Warm.org/w/index.wikipedia. p.whonamedit.org/wiki/List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs 17-05-2015 .List of eponymously named medical signs . Mees arsenic or heavy metal poisoning transverse white lines across the nails bimanual palpation of foreign object lodged in pelvis with one digit in an incision lateral to the anus and the other digit inserted in the rectum toxicology NEJM 354:e21 5/18/06 blue discolouration of the gingival border D Dagher Maneuver Nabil Dagher trauma surgery penetrating pelvic trauma K Kehr's sign Hans Kehr ruptured spleen R Romaña's sign Cecilio Romaña tropical medicine Chagas' disease W Thomas Winterbottom's Masterman tropical medicine sign Winterbottom trypanosomiasis M Murphy's punch sign urology perinephric abscess C Aulus Celsus signs of Cornelius inflammation Celsus various inflammation 1. Lee.php?title=List_of_eponymously_named_medical_signs&oldid=662053021" Categories: Lists of medical eponyms ◾ This page was last modified on 12 May 2015. critical care[1] arterial supply of the hand tests for presence of palmar ulnar-radial anastomosis (palmar arch) John B.whonamedit. 7. Goldman's Cecil Medicine (24th ed. ed. stiff feeling of skin when affected leg is pinched A Adson's sign Alfred Washington Adson vascular surgery thoracic outlet syndrome obliteration of radial pulse with manoeuvres A Allen's test Edgar Van Nuys Allen vascular surgery.). at 20:06.