Honoured to be named after a disease

I NOW know for sure that we, doctors and scientists, are of a different breed or planet, some may say. How else can you explain that while we clamour to have diseases named after us, others baulk at the idea. 

There are just so many such names (I can even start from A-Z and yet will find some exotic and less exotic pathologies ? A for Alzheimer’s Disease, Bell’s palsy, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Duchene Muscular Dystrophy etc.)  

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