Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Bence Jones

  • Otto Kahler, Bence Jones, and multiple myeloma

    Dr. Otto Kahler (1849-1893) was inducted into the pantheon of eponymy for reporting in 1889 the details of a patient suffering from multiple myeloma. Born and educated in Prague, Kahler became a professor of medicine in his home town, but in 1889 moved to a similar professorial position in Vienna. Influenced during a sabbatical in…