|Title||Manuscript, '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|
|Description||Amyand 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.|
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 description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1737.0051|
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 40, no 449, p 317
|Related records in the catalogue||CLP/12ii/68|
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|NA5042||Amyand; Claude (- 1740)|| - 1740|