Title: Curtis, R. B.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 732.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdisease of the respiratory organsinflammation of the larynxlayrynx swollen in the submucous tissue as to occlude the air-passage

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e36057

TEI/XML: med.d2e36057.xml

CASE 10.—Private R. B. Curtis, Co. C, 24th Mich., was admitted Nov. 1, 1862, with laryngitis. He died on the 8th. Post-mortem examination: Throat swollen and blood vessels of neck engorged; larynx inflamed and so swollen from serous effusion in the submucous tissue as to occlude the air-passage. There was no exudation on any part of the respiratory mucous membrane.—Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C.