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Extract, 'Extract of two uncommon cases of tumours of the abdomen, from a Latin tract publish'd at Strasburgh [Strasbourg] anno 1728 and entitul'd Joannis Boecleri M D etc ad exteros medicos epistola' by W [William] Rutty

Reference number: CLP/12ii/46

Date: 1728

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An extract in English from a Latin tract published in Strasbourg [Grand Est, France] in 1728 which discusses the autopsies of two individuals suffering from abdominal tumours. The first describes a woman who developed an abdominal tumour after a premature delivery, and the second describes a woman who developed an abdominal tumour over three years without menstruation, which then expanded dramatically when she took a fall, ultimately dying of a bout of diarrhoea.

Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Extract of two uncommon cases of tumours of the abdomen, from a Latin tract publish'd at Strasburgh, Anno 1728, and entituled, Joannis Boecleri, M. D. &c. Ad exteros medicos Epistola'.

Read to the Royal Society on 19 October 1728.

Reference number
CLP/12ii/46
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1728
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Ink on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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William Rutty

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William Rutty, Extract, 'Extract of two uncommon cases of tumours of the abdomen, from a Latin tract publish'd at Strasburgh [Strasbourg] anno 1728 and entitul'd Joannis Boecleri M D etc ad exteros medicos epistola' by W [William] Rutty, 1728, CLP/12ii/46, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_12ii_46/extract-extract-of-two-uncommon-cases-of-tumours-of-the-abdomen-from-a-latin-tract-publishd-at-strasburgh-strasbourg-anno-1728-and-entituld-joannis-boecleri-m-d-etc-ad-exteros-medicos-epistola-by-w-william-rutty, accessed on 29 May 2024

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