Medical and Surgical Eponyms

We have compiled an extensive list of over 10,000 medical and surgical eponyms. Please note that the correct definition of a medical eponym is a person for which a medical term or phase is named (not the medical term as is commonly used)

Mennell sign

Indicatior of etiology of sacral pain. If pain occurs with pressure over posteriorsuperior sacral spine, problem is lesion or deposit in gluteal structures of posteriorsuperior spine. If pain occurs more medially than posteriorsuperior sacral spine, problem is probably injury of superior ligament of sacroiliac joint.