Title: Andrews, C. M.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.), Part 2, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1879), 147-148.

Keywords:diarrhœa and dysenteryfatal cases of diarrhœa and dysentery, with accounts of the morbid appearances observedfrom the Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C.chronic diarrhœaileum congested, no ulceration of Peyer's patchesascending colon ulceratedautopsy performed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e40849

TEI/XML: med.d1e40849.xml

Case from the case-book and medical descriptive lists of the HAREWOOD HOSPITAL, Washington, D. C., Surgeon Reed B. Bontecou, U. S. V., in charge:

CASE 292.—Private C. M. Andrews, 11th New York battery; admitted October 10, 1863. Chronic diarrhœa. Died, October 28th. Autopsy: Body greatly emaciated. Right lung normal; the left lung hepatized. Slight effusion into the pericardium. The heart weighed about six ounces. Liver and spleen normal; gall-bladder not distended. The stomach was slightly congested; the duodenum and jejunum congested and thickened; the ileum was also congested, but there was no ulceration of Peyer's patches. The colon and rectum were congested; the ascending colon somewhat ulcerated. The kidneys were normal.