An Example of Dr. Corrigan’s Button Cautery

An Example of Dr. Corrigan’s Button Cautery



16 cms



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Surgical instruments


An example of Dr. Corrigan’s Button Cautery, described by Sir Dominic Corrigan in Dublin in 1846. In an article in the Dublin Hospital Gazette, Corrigan described its use, when mildly heated, as a counter irritation for muscle pain.

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Fletcher Wallis

Fletcher Wallis sells objects and books relating to the history of science, medicine and technology from his unit at Admiral Vernon Arcade Portobello Road. He publishes books through Vernier Press, including Antique Medicine Chests, and Corkscrew Patents from 1795. He has been dealing for thirty five years.

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