Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:133]: Case of Mr Finny who reports numerous symptoms including jaundiced vision, 'flying pains' and 'such a Giddiness sometimes; as that I know not where I am'.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:787] 
Letter from Mr Finny describing his own symptoms of the past twenty or thirty years, which include wind in the stomach and bowels, 'flying pains' and a sense of cold in his head, stiffness of the neck, 'such a Giddiness sometimes; as that I know not where I am', viewing things 'as it were tinctured with a deep yellow colour', impaired memory, and 'Wandring thoughts and Wild Imaginations' . No releted documents traced to establish if this is an authorial original. May 1766
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 306] Mr Finny (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

2 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