1791 – 1875

Robert Adams was a distinguished surgeon most remembered today for his description of medical diseases including the eponymous Stokes-Adams syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis.

In 1857, Adams published his most important contribution “A Treatise on Rheumatic Gout, or Chronic Rheumatic Arthritis of All of the Joints.”

More information can be found in the bookWho’s Who in Orthopedics


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