Title: Stone, James

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 346.

Keywords:post-mortem recordscontinued feverstypho-malarial feverPeyer's patches ulcerated and the ileum or small intestine only affectedpost-mortem examination performedpericardium contained serumileum congested and inflamed, many Peyer's patches presented large ulcers

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6867

TEI/XML: med.d1e6867.xml

CASE 61.—Private James Stone, alias Paul Shay, Co. F, 61st N. Y.; admitted March 3, 1864. Died 14th, of typho-malarial fever. Post-mortem examination five hours after death: The body was much emaciated. The lungs and heart were healthy, but the pericardium contained a large quantity of serum. The liver weighed sixty-one ounces; the gall-bladder was empty. The spleen, stomach, duodenum, jejunum and large intestine were healthy; the ileum was much congested and inflamed throughout, and many of Peyer's patches presented large ulcers.—Act. Ass't Surg. Lloyd Dorsey, Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C.