Elijah Petty essay on pulmonary tuberculosis
Identifier: MSS 2/007
Scope and Contents
Essay written by Elijah D. Petty in June, 1857, describes phthisis pulmonalis [pulmonary tuberculosis], its cause, duration, termination, pathology, symptoms, and treatment.
- Petty, Elijah P. (Elijah Parsons) (Person)
Biographical / Historical
Elijah D. Petty, medical student at the Philadelphia College of Medicine was born circa 1828. He was a native of Walnut Grove, Spartansburg District, S.C. Petty received an M.D. from the Philadelphia College of Medicine in 1857.
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