Treves, Sir Frederick

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Sir Frederick, English surgeon, 1853-1923.
bloodless field of Treves
Treves fold - a fold of peritoneum bounding the ileocecal or ileoappendicular fossa. Synonym(s): ileocecal fold
Treves intestinal clamp
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It is thought to be a gift from the famously deformed patient to his doctor, Sir Frederick Treves.
Chapter 2 reverses this non-fiction-into-Gothic progression by showing how Gothic images and phrases, already established as permeable, intrude throughout the factual Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences (not published until 1923) by Sir Frederick Treves, still best known as the physician of the greatly deformed John Merrick from 1884 to 1890.
But the effort was worth it for, from the top of its 902 feet, we could look down on the enchanting Blackmore Vale -- 'that valley of the Blue Mist', wrote Sir Frederick Treves, 'in whose soft shadows will be found the ver y heart of England'.