William Stukeley and the gout.

Abstract

Gout was an ubiquitous disease in Georgian England. Although its victims were often immobilized at home for weeks on end, it was not, however, entirely unwelcome. Predominately a male disease, because of its frequency in the corridors of power and association with extravagant lifestyles, it was perceived as socially desirable. Moreover, there was the belief… (More)

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@article{Fraser1992WilliamSA, title={William Stukeley and the gout.}, author={Keith James Fraser}, journal={Medical History}, year={1992}, volume={36}, pages={160 - 186} }