The authors have assembled the first encyclopedic listing of medical names derived from literature, including mythological, scriptural, fictional prose and poetry, children's fables, the performing arts, and comic strips. More than 350 eponyms have been
collected and are included in this book. Dip into the book anywhere and you will meet arresting images. This book provides an interdisciplinary amalgamation that can enrich and interest many different disciplines as well as the general public. The book is oriented to physicians, other health care workers, authors, and scholars and students alike.