Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Edinburgh Medical Surgical Journal

  • Dominic Corrigan (1802–1880)

    In the days when students were expected to have at least a smattering of medical history, they would have known that Corrigan’s sign and pulse were indicative of aortic regurgitation and would have guessed that Corrigan was Irish. Very few, if any, would have known about Corrigan’s cirrhosis, Corrigan’s button, or the maladie de Corrigan.1…