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John Laws Milton

Born  1820
Died  1898

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British physician, born November 30, 1820, Bishopwearmouth; died 1898.

Biography of John Laws Milton

John Laws Milton
Milton studied at Edinburgh, London, Paris, and Vienna, becoming a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1843. In 1850 he settled in London and in 1863 became surgeon and leccturer of skin diseases. His work almost entirely concerns skin and venereal diseases.


  • Treatment of gonorrhoea without specifics.
  • The modern treatment of diseases of the skin.
  • On the modified Turkish bath.
  • Giant urticaria.
  • The laws of life and their relation to diseases of the skin.
  • Pathology and treatment of eczema.
    Proceedings of the Royal Medico-Chirugical Society, III.
  • Scirrhus of male breast.
    Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, 1857.
  • Unity or duality of syphilitic poisons.
    Glasgow Medical Journal, 1859.
  • The pathology and treatment of acne.
    Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal.

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