Fothergill, John

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John, English physician, 1712-1780.
Fothergill disease - severe, paroxysmal bursts of pain in one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve. Synonym(s): anginose scarlatina; Fothergill neuralgia; trigeminal neuralgia
Fothergill neuralgia - Synonym(s): Fothergill disease
Fothergill sign - in rectus sheath hematoma, the hematoma produces a mass that does not cross the midline and remains palpable when the rectus muscle is tense.
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