An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16018 entries, 14076 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: July 14, 2024

BOECK, Carl Wilhelm

2 entries
  • 4033

Om den spedalske sygdom. Elephantiasis graecorum.

Norsk. Mag. Laegevid. 4, 1-73; 127-216, 1842.

Boeck, eminent Norwegian dermatologist and syphilologist, was the first to describe Norwegian itch, scabies crustosa (“Boeck’s scabies”).



Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses, PARASITOLOGY › Sarcoptes scabiei (Itch-Mite)
  • 2434

Om spedalskhed. Udgivet efter Foranstaltning af den Kongelige Norske Regjerings Department for det Indre. 1 vol. and atlas.

Bergen, Norway: trykt hos C. Grondahl, 1847.

First modern description of leprosy (“Danielssen-Boeck disease’’). Danielssen, physician to the leprosy hospital at Bergen, was the founder of scientific leprology. The extremely rare Atlas  consists of 24 plates and two pages of text. French translation, Paris, J. B. Baillière, 1848; the atlas was also reproduced in French, Rio de Janeiro, in 1946.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Norway, DERMATOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Leprosy, PATHOLOGY › Pathology Illustration