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Paper, 'The remaining part of Margaret Millar's case' by [Robert Houston]

Reference number: CLP/12ii/15

Date: 1723


Third and unpublished part of Houston's paper regarding a woman who suffered a dropsy [oedema] in the left ovary and was treated with a large incision. In this part, Houston writes about the presence of hydatides in the body and the state of placenta during and after birth. First two parts located at CLP/12ii/13-14.

Subject: Anatomy / Surgery

Read to the Royal Society on 20 February 1723.

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Robert Houston, Paper, 'The remaining part of Margaret Millar's case' by [Robert Houston], 1723, CLP/12ii/15, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 03 March 2024

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