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Berry's symptom (James Berry)

Alternative eponyms

  • Berry's sign (James Berry)

Related people

Clinical symptom making easier the differentiating of benign and malign tumours of the thyroid gland.

Description

Clinical symptom making easier the differentiating of benign and malign tumours of the thyroid gland.

Bibliography

  • Bernfried Leiber and Theodor Olbert:
    Die klinischen Eponyme. Medizinische Eigennamenbegriffe in Klinik und Praxis. Von Professor Dr. med Bernfried Leiber, Frankfurt a. M. und Dr. med Theodor Olbert, Düsseldorf. Urban & Schwarzenberg. München-Berlin-Wien 1968.

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