London:, New Sydenham Society, 1859. : 1859
Seller ID: M3992
223 x 148 mm. 8vo. [vi], 407 pp. Bibliog., index; blue pencil marginalia. Blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth; small hole in spine. Very good. This anthology of writing on diphtheria contains contributions by major medical authors on the subject. "Bretonneau showed that croup, malignant angina, and 'scorbutic gangrene of the gums' were all the same disease, for which he suggested the term 'diphtheritis.'" See: Garrison and Morton 5053. "Trousseau popularized tracheotomy" for croup. See: Garrison and Morton 5054. View More...