Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1414]: Case of the surgeon Gavin Fullarton who seeks advice on his own very painful rectal complaint.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1989] 
Letter from Gavin Fullarton, concerning his own case, as his friend 'Mr Hamilton of Glasgow' (Thomas or William?) is going to discuss it with Cullen when he visits him. He has a history of hæmorrhoids, and after a severe bout of costiveness, suffers from severe spasmodic pains in his rectum thought these are abating a little. He has consulted Stevenson, Dunlop and Hamilton, and undergone a range of treatments, from leeches to injections. 14 March 1781
 
[DOC ID:1099] 
Reply 'For Mr Fullarton, Greenock', regarding Fullarton's own 'spasmodic affection of the sphincter', for which Cullen recommends opiates and rhubarb. 20 March 1781
 
[DOC ID:125]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply to Colquhoun largely concerning D. Campbell's mercury treatment for syphilis and advising switching to Mezereon. Cullen also mentions MrScot 'the carpenter' and Mr Fullerton. 18? April 1781
 
[DOC ID:2003]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from David Colquhoun, concerning the case of Mr Campbell and also reporting on the progress of 'our friend', the surgeon Gavin Fullerton who is also ill. Cramped handwriting makes some passages difficult to read. 26 April 1781
 

People involved in this case

8 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 87] Mr Campbell
[PERS ID: 86] Dr David Colquhoun
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 591] Mr Alexander Dunlop (Sanders, Saunders)
[PERS ID: 623] Mr Gavin Fullarton (Sanders, Saunders)
[PERS ID: 3935] Mr Hamilton (of Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 3213] Mr Scot (of Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 563] Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn )

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Greenock Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain

Places and role of place

8 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificPlace of WritingCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Greenock Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Greenock Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Greenock Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain