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”

15970 entries, 13964 authors and 1940 subjects. Updated: June 13, 2024

ROBERTSON, Douglas Moray Cooper Lamb Argyll

2 entries
  • 4540

On an interesting series of eye symptoms in a case of spinal disease, with remarks on the action of belladonna on the iris.

Edinb. med. J., 14, 696-708., Edinburgh, 1869.

“Argyll Robertson pupil” first described. See also his later paper in the same journal, 1869, 15, 487-93. Reprinted in Med. Classics, 1937, 1, 851-76.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System, NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Spinal Cord, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Neuro-ophthalmology
  • 5347.1

Case of Filaria loa in which the parasite was removed from under the conjunctiva.

Trans. ophthal. Soc. U.K., 15, 137-67, 1895.

First detailed description of Loa loa. See also Trans. ophthal. Soc. U.K., 1897, 17, 227-32.

Robertson first briefly mentioned this procedure and the Loa Loa worm in a brief article written for him by the editor of Lancet, entitled "Filaria loa - Tuberculous keratitis - Equatorial rupture of the chorid - Cataract", Lancet, October 27, Vol. 2 for 1894, 977-978. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.

(Thanks to Juan Weiss for the 1894 reference.)


Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › DISEASES DUE TO METAZOAN PARASITES, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Deer Fly (Mango Fly)-Borne Diseases › Loiasis (African Eye Worm) Disease, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Ophthalmic Parasitology, PARASITOLOGY › Helminths › Parasitic Worms › Filaria