Eponymous signs in dermatology

Indian Dermatol Online J. 2012 Sep;3(3):159-65. doi: 10.4103/2229-5178.101810.


Clinical signs reflect the sheer and close observatory quality of an astute physician. Many new dermatological signs both in clinical and diagnostic aspects of various dermatoses are being reported and no single book on dermatology literature gives a comprehensive list of these "signs" and postgraduate students in dermatology finds it difficult to have access to the description, as most of these resident doctor do not have access to the said journal articles. "Signs" commonly found in dermatologic literature with a brief discussion and explanation is reviewed in this paper.

Keywords: Signs; clinical; dermatology; histology.