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Surgical Eponyms

QuestionAnswer
Pickwickian Syndrome Respiratory insufficiency of obesity (obesity hypoventilation syndrome + obstructive sleep apnea)
Stein-Leventhal Syndrome Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Petersen's defect Defect in mesentary after completion of retrocolic gastroenterostomy (ie roux-en-y)
Sistrunk Procedure surgery for thyroglossal duct cyst: removal of cyst, tract, and central portion of the hyoid bone
Plummer-Vinson Syndrome Oral cavity CA glossitis cervical dysphagia (esophageal web) spoon fingernails, Fe-deficiency anemia (microcytic)
Frey's Syndrome cross innervation of the auriculotemoral nerve with sympathetic fibers in in skin sweat glands gustatory sweating
Created by: jvjacobs