- A dictionary of medical eponyms

Paul Herman Martin Sudeck - bibliography

Related eponyms


German surgeon, born December 24, 1866, Pinneberg, Holstein; died 1945.


  • Der Arzt als Begutachter auf dem Gebiete der Unfall- und Invalidenversicherung.
    2nd part, in: Handbuch der sozialen Medizin, volume 8, 2; Jena, 1906.
  • Hernien. Handbuch der chirurgischen Operationslehre, 4th and 5th edition, volume 4; Leipzig, 1922-1923.

What is an eponym?

An eponym is a word derived from the name of a person, whether real or fictional. A medical eponym is thus any word related to medicine, whose name is derived from a person.

What is Whonamedit?

Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.


Whonamedit? does not give medical advice.
This survey of medical eponyms and the persons behind them is meant as a general interest site only. No information found here must under any circumstances be used for medical purposes, diagnostically, therapeutically or otherwise. If you, or anybody close to you, is affected, or believe to be affected, by any condition mentioned here: see a doctor.