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William R. Gowers: clinical neurologist and artist

William R. Gowers (1845-1915) died 101 years ago.  I was first introduced to Gowers by an American Academy of Neurology fellow who requested many editions of his Manual of diseases of the nervous system. I continue to be amazed that he could capture so much of neurological signs and symptoms in line drawings.

Avicenna and his canon: an illustrated edition from 1595 in the Bernard Becker Medical Library

This beautiful series of woodcuts (Figure 1-6) shows Avicenna’s recommended spinal manipulations for dislocation of the vertebrae.  I found them a few weeks ago in a Latin edition of Avicenna's Canon of Medicine published by Giunta family (Juntas) in Venice in 1595.
Plate 19 Neuro pathology of Alzheimer's Disease drawn by Gaetano Perusini 1910

The art of Alois Alzheimer and Gaetano Perusini

Aloysius ‘Alois” Alzheimer (1864-1915 (Ramirez-Bermudez 2012, 595), was born 150 years ago.  He was a clinical psychiatrist and a neuropathologist best known for describing the first published case of Alzheimer’s disease...