Item 227 - John O’Brien, 13, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1890/227


John O’Brien, 13, [No occupation stated]


  • 24 May 1890-30 Jun 1890 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 13
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1890
Date of death: 30 Jun 1890
Disease (transcribed): Mitral reflux. Adherent pericardium
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The boy had rheumatism in January 1890 attended with pain over the cardiac region. For one month he had suffered from breathlessness and swelling of the legs and abdomen.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, bronchial glands, larynx, thyroid gland, pericardium, heart, intestines, vermiform appendix, oesophagus, liver, spleen, pancreas, bladder, prostate, testes, suprarenals, kidneys, brain and ears
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1890: 866

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