Wrote Letter XXVII of 1716-09-17 (AB 326) to Abraham Cornelis van Bleyswyck

Date: 
September 17, 1716
Standard reference information
Cole's number: 
217
AB/CL number: 
326
AB/CL volume: 
18

In this letter, Leeuwenhoek describes an intestinal attack. At the time it had no name and Leeuwenhoek was the first to describe it. It is now known as diaphragmatic flutter or respiratory myoclonus, also known as belly dancer's syndrome.