Hutchinson, Sir Jonathan

▪ British pathologist

born July 23, 1828, Selby, Yorkshire, Eng.
died June 26, 1913, Haslemere, Surrey

      British surgeon, pathologist, pioneer in the study of congenital syphilis.

      As Surgeon to the London Hospital (1859–83) and professor of surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons (1879–83), he became an authority on eye and skin diseases, especially leprosy. He was best known, however, for his lifelong study of syphilis. He introduced “Hutchinson's triad” for the diagnosis of the inherited, or congenital, form of the disease: notched, narrow-edged permanent incisors (Hutchinson's teeth); interstitial keratitis, an inflammation with occlusion of the cornea of the eye; and labyrinthine disease, a disorder of the inner ear. He was knighted in 1908.

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  • HUTCHINSON Sir Jonathan — (1828 1913)(retrato) [véase]: célebre médico inglés conocido por la triada de síntomas característica de la sífilis hereditaria Véase: prurigo de Hutchinson Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos..… …   Diccionario médico

  • Hutchinson, Sir Jonathan — SUBJECT AREA: Medical technology [br] b. 23 July 1828 Selby, Yorkshire, England d. 26 June 1913 Haslemere, Surrey, England [br] English physician and surgeon, ophthalmologist, syphilologist, neuropathologist and inventor of the spirometer for the …   Biographical history of technology

  • Jonathan Hutchinson — Infobox Scientist name = PAGENAME box width = image width =150px caption = PAGENAME birth date = 23 July 1828 birth place = Selby, Yorkshire, England death date = 23 June 1913 death place = Haslemere, Surrey residence = citizenship = nationality …   Wikipedia

  • Hutchinson's teeth — Hutch·in·son s teeth həch ən sənz n pl but sing or pl in constr peg shaped teeth having a crescent shaped notch in the cutting edge and occurring esp. in children with congenital syphilis Hutchinson Sir Jonathan (1828 1913) British surgeon and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Jonathan Hutchinson — Sir Jonathan Hutchinson (* 23. Juli 1828 in Selby, Yorkshire; † 26. Juni 1913 in Haslemere, Surrey) war ein englischer Chirurg, Dermatologe und Pathologe. Sein Mentor war Sir James Paget (1814 1899). Als Augenarzt war Hutchinson 1851 im London… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hutchinson's teeth — (also known as Hutchinson s incisor, Hutchinson s sign or Hutchinson Boeck teeth) are a sign of congenital syphilis. Babies with this have teeth that are smaller and more widely spaced than normal and which have notches on their biting surfaces.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hutchinson's triad — is named after Sir Jonathan Hutchinson (1828 1913). It is a common pattern of presentation for congenital syphilis, and consists of three phenomena: interstitial keratitis, Hutchinson incisors, and eighth nerve deafness. [cite journal |last=… …   Wikipedia

  • Hutchinson-Trias — [hạtschinßen...; nach dem engl. Chirurgen Sir Jonathan Hutchinson, 1828 1913]: Symptomenkomplex der angeborenen Syphilis (Entzündung des ↑Parenchyms der Augenhornhaut, Labyrinthschwerhörigkeit und Hutchinson Zähne) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Hutchinson-Fazies — [hạtschinßen...; nach dem engl. Chirurgen Sir Jonathan Hutchinson, 1828 1913]: für Augenmuskellähmung charakteristischer Gesichtsausdruck mit ↑Ptosis der Augenlider, die durch Anspannung der Stirnmuskulatur (Heben der Augenbrauen) kompensiert… …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Hutchinson — Sir Jonathan, British surgeon, 1828–1913. See H. facies, H. freckle, H. mask, H. crescentic notch, H. patch, H. pupil, H. teeth, under tooth, H. triad, H. Gilford disease, H. Gilford syndrome …   Medical dictionary

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