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”

15853 entries, 13794 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 31, 2023

RECKLINGHAUSEN, Friedrich Daniel von

5 entries
  • 1108

Die Lymphgefässe und ihre Beziehung zum Bindegewebe.

Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1862.

“Recklinghausen’s canals”, the lymph canaliculi.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 19th Century, Lymphatic System
  • 548.1

Ueber Eiter- und Bindegewebskörperchen.

Virchows Arch. path. Anat., 28, 157-97, 1863.

Recklinghausen described granular cells in the frog mesentery, later named “mast cells” by Ehrlich (No. 553.1).



Subjects: ANATOMY › Microscopic Anatomy (Histology), MICROBIOLOGY
  • 4082
  • 4566

Ueber die multiplen Fibrome der Haut und ihre Beziehung zu den multiplen Neuromen

Berlin: August Hirschwald, 1882.

One of Virchow’s distinguished pupils, von Recklinghausen gave a classic description of neurofibromatosis, adding much to the knowledge of the condition, which later became known as “Recklinghausen’s disease”. The article first appeared as a contribution to the Virchow Festschrift, also published in 1882. See No. 4566.



Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses, NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System, NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System › Neurofibromatosis
  • 3916

Ueber Haemochromatose.

Berl. klin. Wschr., 26, 925, 1889.

Recklinghausen gave to hemochromatosis its present name.



Subjects: GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS › Blood Disorders › Hemochromatosis
  • 4358

Die fibröse oder deformirende Ostitis, die Osteomalacie und die osteoplastische Carcinose in ihren gegenseitigen Beziehungen. In: Festschrift R. Virchow.

Berlin: G. Reimer, 1891.

Recklinghausen gave an important description of generalized osteitis fibrosa. His reference to the earlier case reported by Engel (see No. 4335) has led to this condition being sometimes referred to as “Engel–Recklinghausen disease” or “von Recklinghausen’s disease of bone”.



Subjects: ENDOCRINOLOGY, ORTHOPEDICS › Diseases of or Injuries to Bones, Joints & Skeleton