The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


People [PERS ID:1629]

First NameFrancois
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameBoissier de Sauvages de Lacroix
Maiden Name
AKASauvages, Sauvage
OccupationFrench Physician and Botanist
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1706
Date of death (year) 1767


A French physician and botanist, and is credited with establishing a methodical nosology for diseases. Dr Benjamin Thomas refers to "Sauvage" in relation to amaurosis. Cullen refers to his Nosologia Methodica (1763), and his own synopsis of it.

Further Information about this person

WikipediaWikipedia entry of François Boissier de Sauvages de Lacroix

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 7Case of Mrs Anne Burrow [Burrows] being treated for vomiting and severe abdominal pains.
2Case 577Case of the anonymised 'Mr. G.', suffering from complaints of the heart and arteries.
3Case 711Case of Miss Evans, a 7-year-old girl 'seized with a Drowsiness attended with a Vomiting'.
4Case 1232Case of Mr Thomson (under care of John Walker) who suffers a severe hectic fever with diarrhoea.
5Case 1691Case of the Revd. Archibald Stevenson, who has an eruption all over his body stemming from an issue applied to his shoulders to treat his rheumatism in his neck and head. He subsequently becomes weak with a flux.