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Glisson and Chamberlen describes the autopsy by Mr Holliar of a woman who was found to have an abscess in the left kidney, and stones in the right kidney and ureter. Original figure on reverse.

Subject: Medicine

Read to the Royal Society on 5 March 1729.

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18 November 1670
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Ink on paper
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2 pages

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Francis Glisson

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Hugh Chamberlen

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Francis Glisson, Hugh Chamberlen, Note, description of an abscess on the left kidney by Francis Glisson and Hugh Chamberlen, 18 November 1670, CLP/12ii/54, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 May 2024

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