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”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

MINKOWSKI, Oscar

4 entries
  • 3947

Ueber das Vorkommen von Oxybuttersäure im Harn bei Diabetes mellitus.

Arch. exp. Path. Pharmak., 18, 35-48, 1884.

Discovery of ß-oxybutyric acid in diabetic urine.



Subjects: Metabolism & Metabolic Disorders › Diabetes
  • 3885

Lieber einen Fall von Akromegalie.

Berl. klin. Wschr., 24, 371-74, 1887.

Minkowski called attention to the constancy of pituitary enlargement on acromegaly; he was the first definitely to note this relationship.



Subjects: ENDOCRINOLOGY › Pituitary
  • 3950

Diabetes mellitus nach Pankreasextirpation.

Arch. exp. Path. Pharmak., 26, 371-87, 1890.

Minkowski produced experimental diabetes by removing the pancreas of a dog. This proof of the role of the pancreas in diabetes was of the first importance; previous experiments on similar lines had attracted attention. Partial English translation in No. 2241. Preliminary report in Centralblatt für Klinische Medizin (June 8, 1889) 393-394.



Subjects: Metabolism & Metabolic Disorders › Diabetes
  • 3779

Ueber eine hereditäre, unter dem Bilde eines chronischen Icterus mit Urobilinurie Splenomegalie, und Nierensiderosis verlaufende Affection.

Verh. Kongr. inn. Med., 18, 316-21., 1900.

“Minkowski–Chauffard disease”, familial hemolytic jaundice. See also No. 3781.



Subjects: Spleen: Lymphatics