John Kelso Ormond

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John Kelso Ormond was an American urologist who rediscovered retroperitoneal fibrosis (also known as Ormond's disease in 1948.[1]) [2]


He was born in March 25, 1886 in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. He died February 25, 1978, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


  1. ^ Ormond, JK (1948). "Bilateral ureteral obstruction due to envelopment and compression by an inflammatory retroperitoneal process". The Journal of Urology 59 (6): 1072–9. PMID 18858051. 
  2. ^ "John Kelso Ormond". Whonamedit? A dictionary of medical eponyms. Retrieved 14 December 2012.