Reference numberCLP/12i/49
TitlePaper, 'An observation of one hemisphere of the braine sphacelated: and of a stone found in the substance of the braine itsself [sic]' by Edward Tyson
Date12 December 1688
DescriptionTyson describes the autopsy of a man who had, in the months preceding his death, been badly bruised on the head and subsequently suffered from convulsions and vomiting. In the autopsy, the man's left hemisphere was found to have necrotised and a 'chalky stone' was found within the brain's tissues.

Subject: Anatomy / Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An observation of one hemisphere of the brain sphacelated, and of a stone found in the substance of the brain its self'.

Read to the Royal Society on 12 May 1697.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1695.0090
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 19, no 228, p 535
Related records in the catalogueRBO/7/62
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7032Tyson; Edward (1651 - 1708)1651 - 1708
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