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Al-Aboud NM. Eponyms of medical conditions linked to Eosinophils; a tabulation overview. Our Dermatol Online. 2017;7(3):366-368.


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Eponyms of medical conditions linked to Eosinophils; a tabulation overview

Nora Mohammed Al-Aboud

College of Applied Sciences, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Corresponding author: Dr. Nora Mohammed Al-Aboud, E-mail: amoa65@hotmail.com

Submission: 11.02.2016; Acceptance: 02.04.2016

DOI: 10.7241/ourd.20173.107

Eosinophils are multifunctional granular leukocytes. They are one of the immune system components responsible for combating multicellular parasites and certain infections. Eosinophils are implicated in the pathogenesis of a wide variety of disorders, including asthma, helminth infection, and rare hypereosinophilic syndromes [1].

In Table 1; We listed selected eponymous medical conditions linked to Eosinophils.

Table 1: Selected eponymous medical conditions linked to Eosinophils
Figure 1: Friedrich Albert von Zenker (1825-1898).
Figure 2: Charles-Philippe Robin (1821-1885).
Figure 3: Jean-Martin Charcot (1825-1893).
Figure 4: Ernst Viktor von Leyden (1832-1910).
Figure 5: Jacob Churg (1910-2005).
Figure 6: Lotte Stauss (1913-1985).
Figure 7: Wilhelm Löffler (1887-1972).
Figure 8: Lawrence E. Shulman (1919-2009).
Figure 9: George Crichton Wells (1914-1999).



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