|Medical Eponym||Description||Named After||Bio|
|Alzheimer||chronic neurodegenerative disease; most common form of dementia||Alois Alzheimer, 1864-1915||Bavarian psychiatrist|
|Apgar||summarizes the health of the newborn (appearance, pulse, grimace, activity, respiration)||Virginia Apgar 1901-1974||American obstetrical anesthesiologist|
|Asperger||difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication; autism spectrum disorder||Hans Asperger, 1906-1980||Austrian pediatrician|
|Baker||accumulation of joint fluid (synovial fluid) behind the knee||William Morrant Baker, 1839-1896||English physician and surgeon|
|Barrett||abnormal change in the lining of the esophagus, may lead to esophageal adenocarcinoma||Norman Rupert Barrett, 1903-1979||Australian born thoracic surgeon|
|Bell palsy||dysfunction of cranial nerve VII, causing facial paralysis||Charles Bell, 1774-1842||Scottish surgeon, anatomist, and neurologist|
|Crohn||inflammatory bowel disease; cobblestone ulceration||Burrill Crohn, 1884-1983||American gastroenterologist|
|Ebola||weakness, hemorrhagic fever, aches, diarrhea, vomiting and stomach pain||Ebola river, in Zaire||where this virus was first discovered|
|Graves||overproduction of thyroid hormones; exophthalmic goiter||Robert Graves1796-1853||Irish physician|
|Hodgkin||cancer of the lymphatic tissue||Thomas Hodgkin 1797-1865||London Physician|
|Legionnaire||severe form of pneumonia caused by legionella bacterium||American Legion convention (outbreak) in 1976|
|Lou Gehrig||amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; death of neurons in brain and spinal cord; stiff muscles||Lou Gehrig, 1903-1941||baseball player debilitated with ALS|
|Lyme||infectious bacterial disease; most common disease spread by ticks||Old Lyme, Connecticut|
|Parkinson||degenerative disease affecting movement, including speech||James Parkinson 1755-1824||English apothecary surgeon|
|Raynaud||vasospasms (decrease blood supply to affected regions)||Maurice Raynaud, 1834-1881||French physician|
|Tourette||neuropsychiatric disorder; childhood onset||Georges Albert Édouard Brutus Gilles de la Tourette, 1857-1904||French physician|
|West Nile virus||virus transmitted by mosquitos: mild to severe symptoms||Uganda (eastern Africa), 1937|
|Wilms||malignant kidney tumor containing developing (germ) cells||Max Wilms, 1867-1918||German pathologist and surgeon|
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