John Abercrombie (1780 – 1844) was a Scottish physician and philosopher.
Physician to the King for Scotland
- Born October 10, 1780 in Aberdeen
- 1803 – MD, University of Edinburgh
- Died November 14, 1844
Key Medical Attributions
- Abercrombie J. A probationary chirurgical essay on paralysis of the lower extremities from diseased spine. 1804
- Abercrombie J. Researches on the pathology of the intestinal canal. 1820
- Abercrombie J. Observations on ischuria renalis. 1821
- Abercrombie J. Outline of an inquiry on the pathology of consumptive diseases. 1822
- Abercrombie J. Contributions to the pathology of the heart. 1823
- Abercrombie J. Pathological and practical researches on diseases of the stomach, the intestinal canal, the liver, and other viscera of the abdomen. 1828
- Abercrombie J. Pathological and practical researches on diseases of the brain and the spinal cord. 1828
- Abercrombie J. Inquiries concerning the intellectual powers and the investigation of truth. 1830
- Abercrombie, John (1780 – 1844). Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
- MacLagan D. Sketch of the life and character of Dr Abercrombie. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal 1854; 81:429–57.
- Ruhrah J. John Abercrombie 1780-1844: A note on the history of typhoid fever in children. Am J Dis Child. 1935; 49(1):191-193.
- Watson JR. John Abercrombie and the diagnosis of duodenal ulcer. Annals of medical history 1942; 4: 468–472.
- Macintyre IM. John Abercrombie (1780-1844). J R Coll Physicians Edinb. 2012; 42(3): 285.
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