DOI:​10.1016/j.jsurg.2011.02.009
Corpus ID: 206553355
Powell's pearls: eponyms in medical and surgical history. Sister Joseph's Nodule; Sister Mary Joseph (1856-1939).
J. L. Powell
Published 2011
Art, Medicine

Journal of surgical education
S Sister Mary Joseph was born Julia Dempsey on May 14, 1856 in Salamanca, New York. She was the daughter of Patrick and ary Sullivan Dempsey. Her parents were Irish immigrants, who moved to Minnesota… Expand
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