Reference numberPP/1/18/1
Previous numbersPP/33/20
TitleManuscript, 'On the Trichophyton tonsurans (the fungus of ringworm)' by George Thin
CreatorThin; George (1839-1903); British dermatopathologist
DescriptionThin writes: 'The disease of the scalp popularly known in England as ringworm is described in medical works under the names herpes tonsurans and tineatonsurans. When it occurs on the skin of the body it is known as tinea circinata and also as herpes tonsurans. The disease is widely spread in the human subject, exists in all climates, and also occurs in the horse, ox, and dog. It can be communicated from these animals to each other and to man.'

Annotations in pencil and ink throughout. Includes one page of figures.

Subject: Dermatology / Biology / Pathology

Received 19 February 1881. Read 3 March 1881 / 22 December 1881. Communicated by [Thomas Henry] Huxley.

A version of this paper was published in volume 33 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On Trichophyton tonsurans (the fungus of ringworm)'. An earlier paper of the same name was published by Thin in volume 31 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society.

An addition to this paper was published in volume 39 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Addition to a former paper on Trichophyton tonsurans'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1880.0066
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1885.0032
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1881.0098
Related records in the catalogueRR/8/348
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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