2017.3-38.Eponyms


Get Citation

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

 

 
Download citation file:
 

 

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).

 

REFERENCES

1. Khoury P, Grayson PC, Klion AD. Eosinophils in vasculitis: characteristics and roles in pathogenesis. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2014;10:474-83.

2. Khrizman P, Altman JK, Mohtashamian A, Peterson L, Chen YH, Tallman MS. Charcot-Leyden crystals associated with acute myeloid leukemia: case report and literature review. Leuk Res. 2010;34:e336-8.

3. Barkhoudarian G, Laws ER. Craniopharyngioma: history. Pituitary. 2013;16:1-8.

4. Grishman E. The man behind the eponym. Dr. Jacob Churg. Am J Dermatopathol. 1986;8:358-9.

5. Persson UN, Hansen BU, Odeberg H. [Jacob Churg and Lotte Strauss. They were brought together by a mutual destiny]. Lakartidningen. 1995;92:1797-8.

6. Portmann ML. [Wilhelm Löffler (1887-1972) as a medical historian]. Gesnerus. 1979;36:63-73.

7. Ekin S, Sertogullarindan B, Gunbatar H, Arisoy A, Yildiz H. Loeffler’s syndrome: an interesting case report. Clin Respir J. 2016;10:112-4.

8. Lebeaux D, Sène D. Eosinophilic fasciitis (Shulman disease). Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2012;26:449-58.

9. Hahn BH, Lockshin MD. Lawrence E. Shulman, MD, PhD, 1919-2009. Arthr Rheumat. 2010;62:311.

10. Al Aboud K, Al Aboud A. Eponyms in the dermatology literature linked to United Kingdom. Our Dermatol Online. 2013;4(Suppl. 2):417-9.

Notes

Source of Support: Nil

Conflict of Interest: None declared.


CONTENT

SERVICES

Other Resources

Our Dermatology Online

Home
Current Issue
All Issues
Instruction for authors
Submit Manuscripts
Ethics in Publishing
For Reviewers
Readers
About
Editors & Publishers 
Statistics
Copyright
Contact Us