Item 3 - Ada Allen, 33, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1891/3


Ada Allen, 33, [No occupation stated]


  • 9 Apr 1890-2 Jan 1891 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 9 Apr 1890
Date of death: 2 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of descending part of aortic arch. Rupture into left bronchus
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'There was no direct evidence of syphilis. She had suffered from cough, shortness of breath & pain in the left side of the chest for 3 months. She was a thin, anaemic red-haired woman complaining in a whisper of pain under the left clavicle and mammary region. Friction sounds were hears in the formed place. No particular attention was attracted to the patient, and it was not till some days later that a more complete examination led to a diagnosis of aortic aneurism'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, head, thorax

Type of incident: n/a


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No in register 1890: 595

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Museum specimen 4931 (aneurysm)

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