Brian Housman

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A double-chambered right ventricle is a rare heart defect in which the right ventricle is separated into a high-pressure proximal and low-pressure distal chamber. This defect is considered to be congenital and typically presents in infancy or childhood but has been reported to present rarely in adults. It can be caused by the presence of anomalous muscle(More)
Knee pain is a very common complaint seen in the clinical setting. A torn medial meniscus, osteochondral defects, inflammation, or an irritated medial plica are some of the most common causes of medial knee pain. Plicae are synovial invaginations that are believed to be remnants of the embryological development of the knee. They have a potential to become(More)
Julius Casserius was born in a poor family in Piacenza in 1552. As a young man, he moved to Padua and soon after, he became a servant to Fabricius, a noted anatomist and professor at the Universitá Artista, who quickly became his mentor. Casserius eventually attended the University of Padua and received a degree in medicine and philosophy. In the following(More)
Moritz Heinrich Romberg (1795-1873) began his pursuit of neurology in 1820 by translating into German Andrew Marshall's The Morbid Anatomy of the Brain. In 1830, Romberg was hired as Privatdozent of special pathology and therapy in the Charité, the University Hospital of Berlin. He quickly rose to director of the royal clinic in 1845, at which time he wrote(More)
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