OTTO, John Conrad
An account of an haemorrhagic disposition existing in certain families.Med. Reposit., 6, 1-4, 1803.
Otto recognized and adequately described hemophilia, noting that females are not affected but may transmit the disease. His paper is one of the first great contributions to medicine in North America. Reproduced in Major, Classic descriptions of disease, 3rd ed., 1945, p. 522.
Subjects: GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS › Blood Disorders › Hemophilia, HEMATOLOGY › Blood Disorders