Reference numberCLP/12ii/70
TitlePaper, 'Of an inguinal rupture with a pin in the appendix coeci incrusted with stone; with some observations of wounds in the gutts' by Claudius [Claude] Amyand
DescriptionAmyand describes an 11-year-old boy who was admitted to St George's Hospital [London] for an operation to treat a scrotal hernia and a fistula between the scrotum and thigh. Amyand describes the operation in detail, and the boy was found to have a stone-encrusted pin in his gut in addition to the hernia. Amyand also provides four sets of observations of other patients with scrotal ruptures and abdominal punctures. An earlier copy of manuscript found at CLP/12ii/69. A manuscript note on reverse of this paper reads 'Print from this copy'.

Subject: Surgery

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Of an inguinal rupture, with a pin in the appendix coeci, incrusted with stone; and some observations on wounds in the guts'.

Read to the Royal Society on 11 December 1735.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1735.0071
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 39, no 443, p 329
Related records in the catalogueRBO/19/37
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5042Amyand; Claude (- 1740) - 1740
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