Reference numberCLP/12ii/37
TitlePaper, 'Some observations made in the dissections of two subjects' by [John] Ranby
DescriptionRanby describes interesting findings in the dissection of three individuals. Ranby describes the pelvic organs of a 70-year-old man who died from bladder stones and a suppression of urine. He then describes an enlarged spleen found in a 10-year-old boy who had died from a blow to the head. Lastly, he discusses the autopsy of a 25-year-old man who had died of pocky hectick [fever and pockmarked skin] following a herniated testicle.

Subject: Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Some observations made in the dissection of three subjects'.

Read to the Royal Society on 8 February 1727.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1727.0031
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 35 (1727), p 413
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/21
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3287Ranby; John (1703 - 1773)1703 - 1773
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