Reference numberAP/17/14
TitleUnpublished paper, 'An experimental inquiry into the treatment of tic douloureux' by W R [William Robert] Whatton
DateDecember 1832
DescriptionWhatton writes on 'neuralgia facialis' [trigeminal neuralgia], providing an overview of existing research into the condition and its symptoms and presenting several case studies on its treatment. He suggests that the condition generally affects those of a 'nervous temperament, who possess an unusual degree of irritability'.

Subject: Medicine / Neurology

Received 19 December 1833 [sic]. Read 31 January 1833. Communicated by P M [Peter Mark] Roget.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'An experimental inquiry into the treatment of tic douloureux'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0092
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2544Whatton; William Robert (1790 - 1835)1790 - 1835
NA6616Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist1779 - 1869
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