Reference numberCLP/12ii/44
TitlePaper, 'An account of several stones found in the kidneys of a person' by Mr John Dobyns
DescriptionDobyns describes the autopsy of a man who had suffered from kidney problems for twenty years, namely haematuria. The man's kidneys were found to each contain large stones as well as hundreds of smaller ones. Engraved figures from 'Philosophical Transactions' attached.

Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of several stones found in the kidneys of a person opened by Mr. John Dobyns, surgeon and lithotomist to St. Bartholomew's Hospital and F. R. S.'.

Read to the Royal Society on 11 July 1728.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1727.0040
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 35 (1727), p 452
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/56
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7585Dobyns; John (- 1731) - 1731
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