Tracking down the first recorded sickle cell patient in Western medicine.

  • Todd Lee Savitt
  • Published 2010 in Journal of the National Medical Association

Abstract

In 1910, the first article describing a case of sickle cell anemia appeared in Archives of Internal Medicine. In 1987, a historian of African American medical history, Todd Savitt, took advantage of an opportunity to research the circumstances behind the publication of that first article and identify the people (patient and physicians) involved. Savitt… (More)

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@article{Savitt2010TrackingDT, title={Tracking down the first recorded sickle cell patient in Western medicine.}, author={Todd Lee Savitt}, journal={Journal of the National Medical Association}, year={2010}, volume={102 11}, pages={981-92} }