- Albert Einstein
- Not only did Dr. Thomas Stolz Harvey illegally perform Einstein’s autopsy and steal his brain, he also stole his eyes. He gave the eyes to Einstein’s eye doctor, Henry Abrams, one of Albert Einstein’s confidants. They are kept in a safety deposit box in New York City to this day. [Reference]
- Napoleon Bonepart’s Penis
- After his game-changing defeat at the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon was exiled to the British island of St. Helena, where it is now believed that he was ultimately poisoned with arsenic.
- It seems that Napoleon’s doctor removed his penis during the autopsy, and then gave it to a priest, Vignali, who then smuggled it to Corsica. In 1916, a British collector obtained the penis and it was eventually displayed in New York, 1927. It was ultimately mocked for its small size and referred to by curious spectators as a small piece of leather or a shriveled eel.
- In 1977, the penis found itself on the auction block once again when Lattimer purchased it and it is kept within the family until this day in New Jersey. [Reference]
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- Erysipelas. It is an infection of the upper dermis and superficial lymphatics, usually caused by beta-hemolytic group A streptococcus. Erysipelas is more superficial than cellulitis, and is typically more raised and demarcated.
- The term is from Greek ἐρυσίπελας, meaning “red skin”. Other names include holy fire and St. Anthony’s fire. [Reference]
- They are painless symmetrical swollen joints due to fluid accumulation, typically in the knees. [Reference]