Eponyms in dermatology literature linked to Japan
Ahmad Al Aboud1, Khalid Al Aboud2
1Dermatology Department, King Abdullah Medical City, Makkah, Saudi Arabia; 2Department of Pathology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Abstract: There are many different eponyms in common use in dermatology today, originating from a variety of countries worldwide. This review discusses a selection of dermatological eponyms that are linked to Japan.
Keywords: eponymous diseases, skin diseases, Japanese, historical context
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