William MacIntyre

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William MacIntyre (c. 1791/92 – 4 March 1857) was aScottish physician known for publishing the first case report of multiple myeloma in 1850.

MacIntyre graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1811.

He then established a successful practice, eventually in Harley Street, London. He was also a consultant to the Western General Dispensary and Metropolitan Convalescent Institution. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1851.


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