Three leeches in the role of physicians attend a grasshopper in the role of the patient and propose diet and bloodletting. Coloured lithograph after J.J. Grandville, ca. 1832.
- Grandville, J. J., 1803-1847.
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Broussais' system of bleeding with leeches was used extensively in the Parisian cholera epidemic of 1832
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