Cullen

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

 

Locked Jaw

Popular name for trismus, or tonic spasm of the muscles of mastication, causing the jaws to remain rigidly closed (a variety of tetanus, which has own entry).

Category: Conditions
Sub category: General

4 documents found with this item tagged. See below for the various ways that this item has been used in the the documents.



[DOC ID:1903] straitening of the Jaws on page (2)
[ID:1903] From: Mr William Dougall (Dougal) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Nelly Leslie (at Kininvie) (Patient) / 28 August 1780 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1978] ye.the locked Jaw on page (3)
[ID:1978] Case Note / Regarding: Miss Hodgson (Hodgeson) (Patient) / 11? February 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:4195] Tetanus & Trismus on page (1)
[ID:4195] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch) / Regarding: Miss Jeanie McMurdo (Macmurdo) (Patient) / 6 December 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4154] Locked Jaw on page (1)
[ID:4154] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Alves / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 30 September 1777 / (Outgoing)