Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Japanese literature

  • Tashima syndrome

    Howard FischerUppsala, Sweden “Let us now praise famous men.”— Ecclesiasticus 44:1 It has been a tradition in medicine to name a disease, a syndrome, a new treatment, or a surgical instrument after the person who describes it in the medical literature or invents it. Thus, we have Alzheimer’s disease, von Recklinghausen disease, Fanconi syndrome, Cornelia…