Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:829]: Case of Miss Stevenson who is suspected of having an internal abscess.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3808] 
Reply, addressed to an unidentified practitioner, 'For Miss Stevenson'. Cullen enters into an unusual degree of speculation concerning the likely cause of a possible internal abcess, and cites post-mortem findings of other cases. He is also careful to state that his advice is to be shown to the patient's brother rather than her father. 5 May 1776
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3649]
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2097] Miss Stevenson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2098] Mr Stevenson (Junior) (Steventon)
[PERS ID: 2099] Mr Stevenson (Senior) (Steventon)

Unique Places linked to this Case

1 found.

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

Places and role of place

1 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