Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1481]: Case of Gabriel Dun(n), a poor, elderly man with jaundice.

Patient was buried 30 March 1787.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2985]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Dr Charles Keith, chiefly giving the case of Gabriel Dun(n), aged 70, who suffers from jaundice and abdominal swelling. He is poor, and has a hemiplegic wife. Mention is also made of Miss Marr and Mr Potts. 11 February 1787
 
[DOC ID:5411] 
Reply for 'Gabl. Dun', to Dr Charles Keith. Cullen believes that Gabriel Dun's disease is not caused by 'Biliary stones nor Hydatides', but is 'an Ascites from a Schirrous liver', which 'will now go on very fast'. Nevertheless, he prescribed a diuretic. 12 February 1787
 

People involved in this case

6 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3699] Mr Gabriel Dunn (Dun)
[PERS ID: 5849] Mrs Elizabeth Dunn (Dun)
[PERS ID: 3387] Dr Charles Keith (Dun)
[PERS ID: 3698] Miss Marr (Dun)
[PERS ID: 3700] Mr Potts (Dun)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Morpeth North-East England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

5 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 Morpeth North-East England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Morpeth North-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Morpeth North-East England Europe certain