Reference numberCLP/12ii/39
TitlePaper, 'An account of an aneurism [aneurysm] dissected by Mr Edw [Edward] Nourse surgeon, with some observations thereupon' by W [William] Rutty
DescriptionRutty 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.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/32
Fellows associated with this archive
NA518Rutty; William (1687 - 1730)1687 - 1730
NA7166Nourse; Edward (1701 - 1761)1701 - 1761
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