Reference numberCLP/13/7
TitlePaper, 'An observation of an infant, where the braine was depressed into the hollow of the vertebrae of the neck' by Dr Edward Tyson
DescriptionTyson describes an infant who died just after birth, having been born with a skull depressed above the eyebrows down into the spine. The autopsy revealed that the brain had also been pressed down into the neck.

Subject: Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An observation of an infant, where the brain was depressed into the hollow of the vertebræ of the neck'.

Read to the Royal Society on 12 May 1697.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1695.0089
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 19, no 228, p 533
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7032Tyson; Edward (1651 - 1708)1651 - 1708
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