Title: Kiahl, George

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 381.

Keywords:the continued feverspost-mortem records of continued feverscases reported as typhoid fever, the clinical history insufficient or absentPeyer's patches ulcerated and the ileum or small intestine only affectedsolitary follicles in lower ileum enlarged, some ulceratedPeyer's patches enlarged and ulcerated

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8559

TEI/XML: med.d1e8559.xml

CASE 149.—Private George Kiahl, Co. F, 39th N. J.; age 36; was admitted June 28, 1865, delirious and much exhausted. He had been sick ten days. The tympanites, which was present on admission, diminished, but was succeeded by profuse involuntary stools, with extreme exhaustion. He died July 9. Post-mortem examination twelve hours after death: The solitary follicles of the lower ileum were enlarged, congested and in some cases ulcerated; Peyer's patches were enlarged, pigmented and ulcerated. The remaining viscera were normal.—Act. Ass't Surg. George P. Hanawalt, Douglas Hospital, Washington, D. C.