Cullen

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

 

Scarify

Surgical scarification of the skin to promote suppuration. A 'fonticula', literally means "a fountain"; hence, "Fontanelle" an 'artificial ulcer or a natural issue for the discharge of humours from the body' (OED ).

Category: Treatments
Sub category: General

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



[DOC ID:1684] Scarrifying on page (8)
[ID:1684] Case Note / Regarding: Mr David Maclean (Mclean, McClean) (Patient) / 1 June 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1486] scarifying on page (3)
[ID:1486] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Anonymous / Regarding: Mrs Marion Cathcart (Buchan) (of Genoch and Knockdolian; Mrs Ross ) (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 12 February 1778 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1258] scarified on page (2)
[ID:1258] From: Reverend Townsend / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: (A.B.) (Patient) / 22? March 1776 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:5055] Scarifying on page (3)
[ID:5055] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mrs Esther MacNeill (Campbell) (Campbell) / Regarding: Captain Duncan MacNeill (of Dunmore) (Patient) / 15? May? 1785? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:50] scarifying on page (3)
[ID:50] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Mathews (Patient) / 23 March 1769 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4827] incision or Scarification on page (2)
[ID:4827] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr William Cokayne (Cocayne) / Regarding: Mr Handasyde (Handyside) (Patient) / 6 May 1784 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4470] ScarĀ¬ ificator on page (2)
[ID:4470] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr William Mitchell / Regarding: Mr Alexander Wright (Patient) / 9 July 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4470] Scarification on page (2)
[ID:4470] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr William Mitchell / Regarding: Mr Alexander Wright (Patient) / 9 July 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4460] Scarifications on page (1)
[ID:4460] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr John Napier (of Balikinrain) (Patient) / 20 June 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4460] Scarifications on page (1)
[ID:4460] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr John Napier (of Balikinrain) (Patient) / 20 June 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:3864] Scarification on page (1)
[ID:3864] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Robert Hunter (of Thurston) / Regarding: Mr James Hunter (Patient) / 13 July 1776 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:3867] scarifying on page (1)
[ID:3867] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr J Rudd / Regarding: Pease (Patient) / 15 July 1776 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:376] scratch on page (2)
[ID:376] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Monro (of Culcairne) (Patient) / 31 December 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:322] you may scarify on page (2)
[ID:322] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Duncanson (Duncason) / Regarding: Mr John Campbell (Patient) / August? 1775? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1700] scarification on page (2)
[ID:1700] From: Dr William Mitchell / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Wright (Patient) / 8 July 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1542] Scarifying on page (3)
[ID:1542] From: Dr John Mudie (Moodie) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Swan (Patient), Mr Robert Thomson (Thompson) (Patient) / 4 August 1778 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1420] scratching the cornea with the point of a Lancet on page (1)
[ID:1420] From: Robert Whyt (Whyte of Falkirk) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr John Morison (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 16 June 1777 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1405] scarification on page (3)
[ID:1405] From: Dr Matthew Dobson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 12 May 1777 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:829] scarified on page (6)
[ID:829] From: T Shiels / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: T Shiels (Patient), Mr Knox (Patient) / July 1772 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:891] scarifying on page (1)
[ID:891] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Patrick Scott / Regarding: Mr Mylred (Patient) / 17 March 1774 / (Outgoing)