Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Hirschprung’s disease

  • Caleb Hillier Parry

    Despite a successful medical practice in the once fashionable town of Bath, Caleb Parry would be largely forgotten were it not that in 1786 he reported on five cases of exophthalmic goiter. This was almost fifty years earlier than the better-known description by Robert Graves, leading to a later suggestion that Graves’ disease should really…