Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Year : 2017 | Month : August | Volume : 11 | Issue : 8 | Page : EE01 - EE06

Food eponyms in Pathology

Mourouguessine Vimal, Anandabaskar Nishanthi

1. Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, India. 2. Resident, Department of Pharmacology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India.

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Dr. Mourouguessine Vimal,
No.21, Narmatha Street, Vasanth Nagar, Muthialpet, Puducherry, India.


Pathology is an interesting and often challenging field. In many instances, Pathologists often hunt for clues to arrive at the diagnosis, in dark with a single beam of light. To make this tedious task more acceptable and more convenient, pathological findings are usually compared with food entities commonly used in our day to day life. Here, we have compiled pathological findings compared with certain food entities.


Eponymophilia, Metaphorical descriptions, Pathological findings

How to cite this article :

Mourouguessine Vimal, Anandabaskar Nishanthi. FOOD EPONYMS IN PATHOLOGY. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 August [cited: 2018 Feb 24 ]; 11:EE01-EE06. Available from

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DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/28375.10360

Date of Submission: Mar 16, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Apr 15, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Apr 29, 2017
Date of Publishing: Aug 01, 2017


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