Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

[Case ID:110]: Case of 'Mrs L' who has dropsy.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:748] 
Unsigned letter from Aberdeen, describing the case of Mrs L, whose history was already sent to Edinburgh in the previous September for the perusal of Cullen and Rutherford. Letter describes her current condition and the treatments given, including a surgical 'tapping' to remove abdominal dropsy. 10 May 1762
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 761] Mrs L (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 518] Dr John Rutherford (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Aberdeen East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

3 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Aberdeen East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain