Reference numberCLP/12ii/34
TitlePaper, 'A short account of opening the body of a man 70' by Mr [John] Ranby
DescriptionRanby describes the autopsy of a 70-year-old man who was found to have a diseased colon, intestines and kidneys that were twice their normal size, and a bladder that was thickened and contained a large stone.

Subject: Medicine / Anatomy

Read to the Royal Society on 20 April 1727.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3287Ranby; John (1703 - 1773)1703 - 1773
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