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Kocher's sign

Alternative eponyms

  • Ramsay’s sign

Related people

Eyelid phenomenon in hyperthyreosis and Basedow’s disease.

Description

Eyelid phenomenon in hyperthyreosis and Basedow’s disease. In fixation on a fast upwards or downwards movement there occurs a convulsive retraction of the eyelid.

We are not certain whethet John Ramsay Hunt is the right person here.

Bibliography

  • E. T. Kocher:
    Zur Pathologie und Therapie des Kropfes.
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1874, 4: 417-440.

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