Merkel's spur

Alternative eponyms

Related people

Femoral calcar, Schenkelsporn (German).

Description

German description: kompakte Knochenspange an der kaudalen Spongiosa des Schenkelhalses.

Bibliography

  • F. S. Merkel:
    Der Schenkelsporn. Vorläufige Mittheilung.
    Centralblatt für die medicinischen Wissenschaften, Berling, 1873, 11 (27): 417-432.
  • Bertrachtungen uber das Os femoris.
    [Virchows] Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medicin, Berlin, 1874, 59: 237-256.
  • Bernhard Friedrich Solger (1849-1935):
    Zur Kenntnis des Schenkelsporns (Merkel) und des Wardschen Dreiecks.
    Anatomische Hefte. Abteilung 1: Arbeiten aus Anatomischen Instituten, June 1900, 15 (2): 213-229.
    This journal is now called Anatomy and Embryology.

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