Observations sur les maladies de l'appendice sus-sphenoidal (glande pituitaire). In Archives Generales de Medecine, Vol. 3

Publisher Information: Paris: 1823.

Rayer, Pierre F. O. (1793-1867). Observations sur les maladies de l’appendice sus-sphénoïdal (glande pituitaire) du cerveau. In Archives générales de médecine 3 (1823): 350-67. Whole volume, 8vo. 656pp. 1 plate. 200 x 128 mm. Original boards, paper backstrip with gilt-lettered labels, light wear at extremities and corners. Very good. 19th century engraved bookplate of Victor Stoeber (1803-71), who pioneered the formal teaching of ophthalmology in France.

First Edition, journal issue. Includes Rayer’s classic description of pituitary obesity, morbid obesity resulting from damage to the pituitary gland. Garrison-Morton.com 3881.

Book Id: 44301

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