Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2426]: Case of an unnamed thirty year old female patient suffering from headaches, loss of appetite, disordered stomach, suppressed menstruation and melancholy.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3295] 
Letter from John Walker in Kirkcudbright, concerning the case of an unnamed 30-year-old woman. She is unmarried, and has a history of headaches and dyspepsia. Now she is suffering from suppressed menstruation (3 months) and 'melancholy', wandering off for six miles in 'a delirium'. He has attempted to promote menstruation with pediluvia, steaming and purgatives. 12 January 1788
 
[DOC ID:5596] 
Reply to Mr Walker concerning an unnamed female patient. Reply to Doc ID 3295. 16 January 1788
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5438] Miss
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 838] Mr John Walker (Professor Cullen)

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 Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

4 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 Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe certain