BOECK, Carl Wilhelm
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)
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