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English surgeon and pathologist, born July 23 1828, Selby, Yorkshire; died June 26, 1913, Haslemere, Surrey.


  • On the form of dyspepsia which usually attends phthisis.
  • Report on the effects of infantile syphilis in marring the development of the teeth.
    Transactions of the Pathological Society of London, 1858, 9: 449-456. Hutchinson’s teeth.
  • A clinical memoir on certain diseases of the eye and ear, consequent on inherited syphilis. London 1863.
  • Surgical Diseases of Women.
    In: Timothy Holmes (1825-1907): A System of Surgery, Theoretical and Practical, in Treatises by Various Authors. 4 volumes, London 1860-1864; 2nd edition in 5 volumes, 1869-71, etc.
  • On constitutional syphilis.
    In Sir John Russel Reynolds ( 1828-1896), publisher: System of Medicine.
  • Transmission of syphilitic taint from the foetus to its mother.
  • The rectangular catheter staff for lithotomy.
  • On injuries of the head.
    The Astley-Cooper prize treatise for 1865.
  • Clinical illustrations of amaurosis.
  • Lesions of the eye in connexion with injuries to the fifth nerve.
  • Illustrations of clinical surgery.
    Volume I. London, J, Churchill, 1875-1878.
  • Clinical lectures on rare diseases of the skin.
  • A successful case of abdominal section for intussusception.
    Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, 1874, 57: 31-75.
    In 1871 Hutchinson was the first successfully to operate on a case of intussusception, in a two year-old infant.
  • On gangrenous eruptions in connection with vaccination and chickenpox.
    Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, 1882, 65: 1-12.
    Original description of varicella gangrenosa.
  • A rare form of lupus (marginatus).
    Archives of Surgery, London, 1889-1890, 1.
    Plates d 13-14: “Hilliard’s lupus”.
    Hutchinson made an innovation in terminology when he named the disease after the patient instead of the physician describing it. See also Polyclinic, 1900, 2: 104-109, for a fuller description of this patient.
  • Lectures on clinical surgery.
    Part 2; London, J. & A. Churchill, 1879.
    On page 298 is the first description of hydradenitis destruens suppurativa, later named “Pollitzer’s disease” from the latter's important description of it in Journal of Cutaneous and Genitourinary Diseases, Chicago, 1892, 10: 9-24.
  • P. Daser:
    Sir Johathan Hutchinson.
    Münchener Medizinische Wochenschrift, 1913, 60: 1605-1606.
  • L. R. Cahn:
    Some Notes on Sir Jonathan Hutchinson. (1828-1913).
    American Journal of Surgical Pathology, New York, 1979, 3: 563-566.
  • D. G. James:
    Centenary commemoration of sarcoidosis and of Jonathan Hutchinson.
    British Medical Journal, London, 1969, ii: 109-110.
    In memoriam Jonathan Hutchinson (1828-1913). Sarcoidosis, 1984; 1: 63-64. Obituaries:
  • British Medical Journal, 1913, pp. 1398-401 and 1632.
  • British Journal of Dermatology, Oxford, 1913, 25: 225-227.
  • Lancet, London, 1913, I: 1832, and II, page 430.
  • Edward Nettleship (18145-1913): Ophthalm. Rev. 1913, pp. 225-230.
  • Julius Hirschberg: Englands Augenärzte. Leipzig, 1915, pp. 234-238.
  • Hermann Vierordt: Medizin-Geschichtliches Hilfsbuch. Tübingen, 1916; pp. 140-150.

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