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 George S. Phalen

George S. Phalen

Birth
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Apr 1998 (aged 86)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 23313 · View Source
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Medical Pioneer. An orthopedist, he identified "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome" while working at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, and announced the diagnostic sign for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at a 1948 meeting of the American Surgery for the Hand. This diagnostic sign is now known as the "Phalen Sign".


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  • Added: 25 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23313
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George S. Phalen (2 Dec 1911–14 Apr 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23313, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .