Reference numberCLP/12ii/64
TitlePaper, 'An extraordinary case of the foramen ovale of the heart being found in an adult' by Claudius [Claude] Amyand
Date8 May 1732
DescriptionAmyand describes the autopsy of a 22-year-old man who had died of unknown causes and was found to have an open foramen ovale, a hole present in the heart of babies that normally closes by six months of age.

Subject: Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An extraordinary case of the foramen ovale of the heart, being found open in an adult'.

Written by Amyand in London. Read to the Royal Society on 11 May 1732.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
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Related records in the catalogueRBO/17/26
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5042Amyand; Claude (- 1740) - 1740
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