An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15871 entries, 13811 authors and 1928 subjects. Updated: March 19, 2023

CULLEN, Thomas Stephen

3 entries
  • 6110

Cancer of the uterus: Its pathology, symptomatology, diagnosis, and treatment. Also the pathology of diseases of the endometrium.

New York: Appleton & Co., 1900.

Includes first clinical and pathological study of hyperplasia of the endometrium. Cullen is remembered eponymically for “Cullen’s sign”, a discoloration of the skin about the umbilicus, regarded as a sign of ruptured ectopic gestation. See Nos. 6220 & 6124.1.



Subjects: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › GYNECOLOGY, ONCOLOGY & CANCER
  • 6124.1

Embryology, anatomy, and diseases of the umbilicus together with diseases of the urachus. By Thomas S. Cullen. Illustrated by Max Brödel.

Philadelphia: Saunders, 1916.

Contains the first reference to what would become known as “Cullen’s sign”, discoloration of the skin about the umbilicus, as a sign of ruptured ectopic gestation. This work contains extraordinary illustrations by Max Brödel, including a series of truly remarkable variations in belly buttons. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: EMBRYOLOGY, OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › GYNECOLOGY
  • 6220

Bluish discoloration of the umbilicus as a diagnostic sign where ruptured uterine pregnancy exists. In: Contributions to medical and biological research dedicated to Sir William Osler, 1, 420-21.

1919.

“Cullen’s sign”.



Subjects: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › OBSTETRICS