Sir Frederick Treves and sympathetic ophthalmia.


S ir Frederick Treves (1853-1923) is best known as the doctor and protector of the Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick (1862-1890) (Figure 1). Broadway plays, a movie, and several books have described Treves’ relationship with this horribly deformed man who is now considered to have had Proteus syndrome rather than the earlier hypothetical diagnosis of… (More)


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@article{Ravin2004SirFT, title={Sir Frederick Treves and sympathetic ophthalmia.}, author={James G. Ravin}, journal={Archives of ophthalmology}, year={2004}, volume={122 1}, pages={99-103} }