Throckmorton sign (pelvis)
Throckmorton sign, also known as John Thomas sign, refers to when the penis points in the direction of unilateral disease, typically of the pelvis or hip.
Throckmorton sign is a slang term used jokingly by medical students and residents.
History and etymology
It is named after Tom Bentley Throckmorton (1885-1961), American neurologist and governor of Iowa 2.