Reference numberRBO/21/56
Alternative reference numberRBO.21.326
TitleDetails of case and post-mortem of two women by Mr William Bromfield, Surgeon
Description1st case - post-mortem occurred on 16 March 1738-9 to a woman who suffered from constipation and was lame (notes in margin say that a cyst in the pelvis was filled with chalk, and that the lameness was due to lack of head in the femur)
2nd case - post-mortem occurred on 6 May 1739 to a woman who had had a foetus in her womb for nine years
Read to the Royal Society on 17 May 1739
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1303Bromfield; William (fl 1742)fl 1742
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