Ogston, Sir Alexander

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Sir Alexander, Scottish surgeon, 1844-1929.
Ogston line - a guide to resection of the medial condyle for genu valgum.
Ogston-Luc operation - an operation for frontal sinus disease.
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In 1880, Scottish surgeon Sir Alexander Ogston first described staphylococci in pus from a surgical abscess in a knee joint: "the masses looked like bunches of grapes.
Staphylococcus Aureus is first identified in the 1870s in Aberdeen by Sir Alexander Ogston.