Title: Hurto, Samuel

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 391.

Keywords:the continued feverspost-mortem records of continued feverscases reported as typhoid fever, the clinical history insufficient or absentcondition of Peyer's patches not stated, the ileum or the small intestine ulcerated and the large intestine also affectedtyphoid feverulcers in cæcum, colon, rectum and ileum

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e9961

TEI/XML: med.d1e9961.xml

CASE 232.—Private Samuel Hurto, Co. B, 10th U. S. Inf.; age 21; was admitted July 2, 1864, from City Point. Diagnosis—typhoid fever. Died 11th. Post-mortem examination eleven hours after death: Extreme emaciation. The intestinal canal was inflamed and presented several indurated ulcers in the cæcum, colon, rectum and ileum. The other organs were in a normal condition. [Specimen 421, Med. Sect., Army Medical Museum, is from this case.]—Surg. E. Bentley, U. S. V., Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.