Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2557]: Case of Miss Ann Cook, who has swollen neck glands.

Patient died in August 1787.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2859] 
Case note concerning Miss A. (Ann) Cook, who 'had very good health & spirits till two or three years ago when she began to complain of the same symptoms as her brother', Edward Cook of Togston. She has had a 'nettle sting' rash, hysteria, weight loss, and now has notably swollen neck glands. The writer (probably her surgeon and brother-in-law, Andrew Fogo, according to Doc ID 5306) warns that 'The constitution of the family is particularly delicate'. 8? July 1786
 
[DOC ID:5305] 
Reply 'For Miss A. Cook', to an unnamed physician. Cullen ascribes her ailments to 'some fault in her blood'. He provides a regimen, for medicines, diet and bathing her neck, with several prescriptions. These are to be administered under Mr Fogo's direction. 11 July 1786
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3634] Dr
[PERS ID: 3547] Mr Edward Cook (of Togston)
[PERS ID: 3548] Miss Ann Cook (of Togston)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3638] Mr Andrew Fogo (Foggo )

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 Warkworth North-East England Europe inferred
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 Warkworth North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Warkworth North-East England Europe inferred