Reference numberCLP/12ii/46
TitleExtract, '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
DescriptionAn 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.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1727.0059
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 35 (1727), p 562
Fellows associated with this archive
NA518Rutty; William (1687 - 1730)1687 - 1730
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