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Sir William Withey Gull - bibliography

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1. baronet, born December 31, 1816, Colchester, Essex; died January 29, 1890, London.


  • Gulstonian lectures on Paralysis. London Medical Gazette, 1849.
  • Report on cholera for the R. Coll. of Phys.
  • Treatise on hypochondriasis.
  • Abscess of brain. In: John Russel Reynold’s System of Medicine.
  • Cases of paraplegia [with autopsies of ataxic cases, showing lesions in the posterior columns of the spinal cord.
    Guy's Hospital Report's, 1856, 3 ser., 2: 143-190. 1858.
    Guy's Hospital Report's, 1858, 3 ser., 4: 169-216.
    Gull showed the lesions of the tabes dorsalis to be located in the posterior columns of the spinal cord.
  • On paralysis of the lower extremities consequent upon diseases of the bladder and kidneys (urinary paraplegia).
    Guy's Hospital Reports, 1861.
  • Case of progressive atrophy of the muscles of the hands: enlargement of the ventricle of the cord in the cervicl region, with atrophy of the gray matter.
    Guy's Hospital Reports, 1862, 8: 244-250.
    First description of syringomyelia.
  • Arterio-capillary fibrosis.
    Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, Volume LV.
  • On the pathology of the morbid state commonly called chronic Bright’s disease with contracted kidney.
    Written with Henry G. Sutton. Gull-Sutton syndrome.
    Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, 1872, 55: 273-330.
  • On a cretinoid state supervening in adult life in women.
    Transactions of the Clinical Society of London, 1873-1874, 7: 180-185.
  • Anorexia nervosa (apepsia hysterica, anorexia hysterica).
    Transactions of the Clinical Society of London, 1874, 7: 22-28.
    Classic description of anorexia nervosa.
  • A Collection of the Published Writings of Sir William Whitey Gull. Edited by Theodore Duke.
    2 volumes. London: New Sydenham Society, 1894 and 1896.
  • T. Addison, W. Gull:
  • On certain affection of the skin, vitiligoidea: (a) plana, (ß) tuberosa.
    Guy's Hospital Reports, London, 1850-1851; 7: 265-272.
    Rayer’s disease.

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