Reference numberCLP/12ii/54
TitleNote, description of an abscess on the left kidney by Francis Glisson and Hugh Chamberlen
Date18 November 1670
DescriptionGlisson and Chamberlen describes the autopsy by Mr Holliar of a woman who was found to have an abscess in the left kidney, and stones in the right kidney and ureter. Original figure on reverse.

Subject: Medicine

Read to the Royal Society on 5 March 1729.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/14/110
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7671Glisson; Francis (1597 - 1677); physician and philosopher1597 - 1677
NA8398Chamberlen; Hugh (c1630 - c1720); physician and economistc1630 - c1720
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