Reference numberCLP/12ii/72
TitlePaper, 'Of the obstruction of the billiary ducts, and an imposthumation of the gall blader [sic] discharging upwards of 18 quarts of billious matter in 25 days, without any apparent defect in the animal functions' by Claude Amyand
DescriptionAmyand writes about the autopsy of a 50-year-old man who had died of a vesica fellis [gallbladder] abscess. He was found to have a biliary duct obstruction and a distended gallbladder. Amyand explains the man's medical history and treatment for an abscess in his abdomen that continually discharged large amounts of bile and lymph. Two figures attached.

Subject: Physiology / Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Of an obstruction of the biliary ducts, and an impostumation of the gall-bladder, discharging upwards of 18 quarts of bilious matter in 25 Days, without any apparent defect in the animal functions'.

Read to the Royal Society on 14 June 1733.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0051
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 449, p 317
Related records in the catalogueCLP/12ii/68
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5042Amyand; Claude (- 1740) - 1740
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