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”

15961 entries, 13944 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: April 29, 2024

UNNA, Paul Gerson

7 entries
  • 1879

Eine neue Form medicamentöser Einverleibung.

Fortschr. Med. 2, 507-09, 1884.

Unna introduced specially coated pills for local absorption in the intestine.

  • 1883

Ichthyol und Resorcin als Repräsentanten der Gruppe reduzierender Heilmittel.

Hamburg & Leipzig: L. Voss, 1886.

Unna introduced ichthyol and resorcinol into medicine. Supplement to Mh. prakt. Derm., No. 1.

  • 4092

Das seborrhoische Ekzem.

Mh. prakt. Derm. 6, 827-46, 1887.

Unna’s seborrhoeic eczema.

Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses
  • 14172

Beiträge zur Anatomie und Pathogenese der Urticaria simplex und Pigmentosa.

Hamburg und Leipzig: Leopold Voss, 1887.

Unna reported that skin lesions of urticaria pigmentosa contained numerous mast cells. This was the first report of a primary mast cell disorder.
Digital facsimile from at this link.

Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses › Urtricaria Pigmentosa (Mastocytosis of the skin)
  • 4110

Drei Favusarten.

Mh. prakt. Derm., 14, 1-16, 1892.

Unna described the different fungi of favus. He founded the above-mentioned journal, and he is one of the most eminent figures in modern dermatology.

Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses
  • 4000

Die Histopathologie der Hautkrankheiten.

Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1894.

This monumental work is a landmark in dermatological history. Sir Norman Walker translated it into English in 1896. Unna, short in stature but a giant among dermatologists, initiated the study of the skin by means of diascopy and gave several original descriptions of affections of the skin. The acne bacillus is described for the first time on p. 357.

Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Positive Bacteria › Cutibacterium acnes, DERMATOLOGY › Dermatopathology, PATHOLOGY › Histopathology
  • 2439

Histotechnik der leprösen Haut.

Hamburg & Leipzig, 1910.

Unna was among the first to maintain that the lymphatics were involved in leprosy and that it was curable.