Reference numberCLP/12ii/2
TitlePaper, 'Case in surgery on a leg rotting off' by J Niemeyer
Date15 May 1720
DescriptionNiemeyer provides details of a severe disease, possibly gangrene, in a man's leg. Niemeyer also details the injuries of this patient's wife, still had a significant wound in her side from an attack by a wild boar when she was young. The account was witnessed by Dr Nottellman and Mr Henzel.

Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of two extraordinary cases in surgery: communicated by Dr. Steigerthall, F. R. S'.

Written by Niemeyer at Ebstorff [Ebstorf, Lower Saxony, Germany]. Communicated by [Johann Georg] Steigertahl. Read to the Royal Society on 22 December 1720.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1720.0017
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 31 (1720), p 79
Related records in the catalogueRBO/11/16
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7403Steigertahl; Johann Georg (c 1667 - c 1740)c 1667 - c 1740
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