Physick, Philip Syng

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Philip Syng, U.S. surgeon, 1768-1837.
Physick operation
Physick pouches - proctitis with mucous discharge and burning pain, involving especially the sacculations between the rectal valves.
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The use of the stomach tube for extracting poisons was introduced into American medicine in 1812 by Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837), professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.