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

 

[ID:5431] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Mudie (Moodie) / Regarding: Mr William? Christie? (Patient) / 2 April 1787 / (Outgoing)

Reply to Dr Mudie concerning the case of his unnamed patient in Montrose, pp.91-2. Cullen apologises for his delay in replying, as he has been in the country. He believes 'the disorder has arisen from the Suppression or if you will the ceasing of the Hæmorrhoidal discharge'. He approves Mudie's treatment of him, and says that 'it will be necessary for us to take some pains to obviate the obstruction that may be forming in the Viscera'. Prescriptions are included.

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DOC ID 5431
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/20/51
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date2 April 1787
Annotation None
TypeMachine scribal copy
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply to Dr Mudie concerning the case of his unnamed patient in Montrose, pp.91-2. Cullen apologises for his delay in replying, as he has been in the country. He believes 'the disorder has arisen from the Suppression or if you will the ceasing of the Hæmorrhoidal discharge'. He approves Mudie's treatment of him, and says that 'it will be necessary for us to take some pains to obviate the obstruction that may be forming in the Viscera'. Prescriptions are included.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

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[Case ID:2044]
Case of an unnamed male patient, aged 71, who has been weak since a fever 30 years earlier and now suffers from piles and a prolapsed anus.
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[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:1646]AddresseeDr John Mudie (Moodie)
[PERS ID:4639]PatientMr William? Christie?
[PERS ID:1646]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr John Mudie (Moodie)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

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Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Montrose East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred

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