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Paper, 'An account of an aneurism [aneurysm] dissected by Mr Edw [Edward] Nourse surgeon, with some observations thereupon' by W [William] Rutty

Reference number: CLP/12ii/39

Date: 1728

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Rutty describes the autopsy of a woman who developed a lump in her throat when pregnant, which swelled during labour and subsequently gave her difficulties, including palpitations, shortness of breath, and fatigue. The lump [aneurysm] ultimately burst, killing the woman within two minutes. Rutty goes on to describe the dissection of the aneurysm itself. This paper refers to the same aneurysm as CLP/12ii/40a.

Subject: Physiology

Read to the Royal Society on 2 May 1728.

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CLP/12ii/39
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1728
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13 pages
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Manuscript

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William Rutty

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William Rutty, Paper, 'An account of an aneurism [aneurysm] dissected by Mr Edw [Edward] Nourse surgeon, with some observations thereupon' by W [William] Rutty, 1728, CLP/12ii/39, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_12ii_39/paper-an-account-of-an-aneurism-aneurysm-dissected-by-mr-edw-edward-nourse-surgeon-with-some-observations-thereupon-by-w-william-rutty, accessed on 20 July 2024

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