Outdated medical term for any infection characterised by a seed-like rash.
Redirected to John Taylor (oculist)
Early 18th-century English eye surgeon and medical charlatan.
Redirected to Sarah Mapp.
18th-century bone-setter, nicknamed Crazy Sally.
Girl claimed by her mother to have fallen into a deep sleep from which she could not be roused for nine years.
Those who exhumed the bodies of the recently deceased during the 18th and 19th centuries to provide cadavers to anatomists for their research.
Imaginary kind of afterbirth in the form of an “evil-looking little animal” especially attributed to Dutch women.
Name given in medieval times to scrofula, a swelling of the lymph nodes in the neck caused by tuberculosis.
An insufflation of tobacco smoke into the rectum by enema, was a medical treatment employed by European physicians for a range of ailments