Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1680]: Case of Miss M. Burton, a teenaged girl debilitated by a painful epigastric disorder marked by episodes of vomiting, especially at night.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2522] 
Letter from Richard Worthington, concerning the case of Miss M. Burton, an 18-year-old girl who suffers from epigastric pain, vomiting and heartburn. He hopes that Cullen will reply soon since the patient is 'casually in this town'. 25 September 1784
 
[DOC ID:4933] 
Reply, for 'Miss Burton'. This letter is addressed to Richard Worthington, concerning the case of Miss Burton, who has a gastric complaint. Cullen says that 'A Schirrosity is to be suspected though not as it usually is at the Pylorus'. He recommends the use of opium by glyster and cicuta by mouth. 16 October 1784
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5538] Miss M Burton
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3947] Dr Richard Worthington (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

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

Places and role of place

6 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 Chester North-West England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Chester North-West England Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Chester North-West England Europe certain