Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Clinical Hypertension

  • Should primary hyperaldosteronism be renamed Litynski-Conn Syndrome?

    Gregory Rutecki Lyndhurst, Ohio, United States   Michael Litynski M.D. was born in 1906 in Lodz, Poland. As a physician during World War II, he joined the Polish Resistance. He treated resistance fighters and was active during the infamous Warsaw Uprising in 1945. Dr. Litynski was also awarded the Yad Vashem medal for his brave…