Reference numberCLP/12i/58
TitlePaper, 'A relation of the cutting of an ivory bodkin out of the bladder of a young woman' by Thomas Proby
DescriptionA woman of Fishamble Street in Dublin unintentionally swallowed an ivory bodkin. The bodkin ultimately passed to her bladder, and Proby attempted to remove it by the same method that was used for removing bladder stones. The account was witnessed by T [Thomas] Molyneux, Wm [William] Smith, and G Blackall, as well as by the mark of Dorcas Blake.

Subject: Surgery

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A relation of the cutting an ivory bodkin out of the bladder of a young woman in Dublin, by Mr. Proby; communicated by Dr. Thomas Molyneux, F. R. S.'.

Communicated by Thomas Molyneux. Read to the Royal Society on 6 November 1695.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1700.0003
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 22, no 260, p 56
Related records in the catalogueRBO/8/69
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7851Molyneux; Sir; Thomas (1661 - 1733)1661 - 1733
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