Reference numberCLP/12ii/53
TitlePaper, 'An account of what appeard most remarkable, on opening the body of Ann Edwards, who dy'd January 5 1730 having a large umbelical [umbilical] rupture' by John Ranby
Date[January 1730]
DescriptionRanby describes the autopsy of a woman whose abdomen swelled after being kicked in the stomach, and who ultimately died of diarrhoea.

Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of what appeared most remarkable on opening the body of Ann Edwards, who died January 5th, 1720/30 having a large umbelical rupture'.

Read to the Royal Society on 7 January 1730.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1731.0037
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 37, no 421, p 221
Related records in the catalogueRBO/15/40
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3287Ranby; John (1703 - 1773)1703 - 1773
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