GRANVILLE SHARP PATTISON (1791-1851): SCOTTISH ANATOMIST AND SURGEON WITH A PROPENSITY FOR CONFLICT
Granville Sharp Pattison was a Scottish anatomist and surgeon who also taught in the United States. This character from the history of anatomy lived a very colourful life. As many are unaware of Pattison, the present review of his life, contributions, and controversies seemed appropriate. Although Pattison was known to be a good anatomist, he will be remembered for his association with a propensity for conflict both in Europe and the United States.
Key words: anatomy; history; Scotland, surgery; Britain