Sir James Paget


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Paget, Sir James

(păj`ĭt), 1814–99, British surgeon and pathologist. He taught and practiced at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and cataloged the museums of St. Bartholomew's and of the Royal College of Surgeons. He was a skilled diagnostician and an authority on diseases of the bones and joints. His works include Lectures on Tumours (1851) and Lectures on Surgical Pathology (1853).
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Axillary-subclavian vein thrombosis or "effort" throm bosis was initially described by Sir James Paget in 1875 and Von Schroetter in 1884.
This man, Sir James Paget, is considered to be one of the founders of modern pathology and one of the surgical "greats" of 19th century England (see Figure 1).