Reference numberAP/9/29
TitleUnpublished letter, 'A case of a blue child, with the dissection' from John Freeman Wood to W G [William George] Maton
DateJanuary 1819
DescriptionWood describes the case of a boy who had blue skin due to a heart condition and who died at 21 months old due to convulsions. He then describes the autopsy of the boy, who seemed healthy apart from the heart which was found to have unusual anatomy, including an additional vena cava. Includes two illustrations.

Subject: Anatomy

Written by Wood at 7 Beaumont Street, Portland Place [London].
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueAP/9/29/1
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NA7295Maton; William George (1774 - 1835)1774 - 1835
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