Title: Gromoble, Israel J.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 263.

Keywords:clinical recordscontinued feversulceration of toestyphoid feverfever cases from various recordsreported as typhoid, many modified by malarial influence

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5181

TEI/XML: med.d1e5181.xml

CASE 37.—Ulceration of toes.—Private Israel J. Gromoble, Co. I, 148th Pa.; age 18; was admitted Sept. 23, 1863, from Finley hospital, Washington, D. C, as a convalescent from typhoid fever. On the 26th four of the patient's toes were found to be ulcerated and much congested. Incisions were made around the ulcers and warm-water dressings prescribed, with tincture of iron internally, porter and extra diet; a wash containing sugar of lead and opium and an alcohol and water lotion were subsequently employed. On October 18 the ulcers were granulating. All treatment was omitted on the 25th, and on November 16 the patient was returned to duty.—Mower Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.