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On Diseases of the Skin V. 2 1868 (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R517
Discovery Miles 5 170
On Diseases of the Skin V. 2 1868 (Volume 2) (Paperback): Ferdinand Hebra
On Diseases of the Skin V. 2 1868 (Volume 2) (Paperback): Ferdinand Hebra

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On Diseases of the Skin V. 2 1868 (Volume 2) (Paperback)

Ferdinand Hebra

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: obiier est observandum, syrones istos non in ipsis pustnlis, sedprope habitare." But although, as I have shown, there were published between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries numerous works which prove beyond dispute that the acarus scabiei had in those days been discovered, the animal was nevertheless entirely unknown to the majority of physicians. Even by those who were acquainted with the fact of its existence it was generally regarded as a kind of louse, and as being only accidentally present in scabies. In looking for the cause of this disease, the writers of that period (among whom I may mention Arnoldus de Villanova, Theodore de Saussure, Riolanus, Campanella, Kratzmann, Louis Guyon, Dolois, Burnet, Fernelius and Dimerbrock) simply followed the authors of antiquity, and attributed it to an acrimonia sanguinis. As a specimen of the views which prevailed at this time, and which were entertained pretty uniformly by all contemporary physicians, I may quote the following passage from a work of Kiolanus, who in 1586 was Dean of the Faculty at Paris: " Pruritus" he says, "est scabendi desiderium ob conclusum flatum aut mordax serum; verum nocet, empta dolore, wluptas; quam cepit ager voluptatem icalpendo, eam amittit unguibus cutem excoriando; inde scabies." The discovery of the microscope early in the seventeenth century (in the year 1619) by Zacharias Jansen, of Middleburg, led to many investigations, some of which had reference to the itch-mite. It was imagined that diseases of all kinds were caused by minute animals, which were therefore sought for in the discharges from ulcers, the pus of abscesses, the blood, and other fluids of the body. Among the founders of the theory in question were Hauptmann, Borellus, Kircher, and Bonani. In a pamphlet by the first o...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Ferdinand Hebra
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 298
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-73854-5
Barcode: 9780217738545
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-73854-0

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