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Dobyns describes the autopsy of a man who had suffered from kidney problems for twenty years, namely haematuria. The man's kidneys were found to each contain large stones as well as hundreds of smaller ones. Engraved figures from 'Philosophical Transactions' attached.

Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of several stones found in the kidneys of a person opened by Mr. John Dobyns, surgeon and lithotomist to St. Bartholomew's Hospital and F. R. S.'.

Read to the Royal Society on 11 July 1728.

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CLP/12ii/44
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1728
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Ink on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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John Dobyns

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John Dobyns, Paper, 'An account of several stones found in the kidneys of a person' by Mr John Dobyns, 1728, CLP/12ii/44, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_12ii_44/paper-an-account-of-several-stones-found-in-the-kidneys-of-a-person-by-mr-john-dobyns, accessed on 26 May 2024

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