Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:438]: Case of Mr Alexander Dunbar, adolescent son of Captain Dunbar of Westfield who has been 'subject to irregular & wandering Pains of his Belly' since infancy and who develops severe back pain, dizziness and an inability to stand.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1242] 
Letter from Andrew Liddell - who usually writes from Thurso - describing the case of Mr Alexander Dunbar, the 13-year-old son of Captain Dunbar of Westfield. He has been 'subject to irregular & wandering Pains of his Belly' since infancy. 21? February 1776
 
[DOC ID:5980] 
Reply to 'Mr Liddell about Mr Dunbar', concerning the possibility that Dunbar, an adolescent, may have worms which might account for some of his complaints. 23? February 1776
 
[DOC ID:1251] 
Letter from Andrew Liddell updating Cullen on the case of Mr Dunbar. He informs Cullen that since his previous letter, the patient 'was seized with a return of these Pains of his Belly', and that the patient was now unable to walk or stand. 2 March 1776
 
[DOC ID:5992] 
Reply, 'Liddel about Dunbar' 13 March 1776
 
[DOC ID:1319]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Andrew Liddell concerning the case of an unnamed female patient, previously diagnosed by Cullen (June 1772) as having 'a very great tendency to Scirrhus in the Breast & Uterus'. 23 July 1776
 

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3611] Mrs ('the Lady' )
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 557] Alexander Dunbar (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 558] Captain G Dunbar (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1508] Mr Robert Sutherland Dunbar ('Mr Bob')
[PERS ID: 1721] Mr Dunbar ('Mr Bob')
[PERS ID: 339] Mr Andrew Liddell (Liddle)

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 Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland 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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe certain