Item 233 - Michael Dalton, 29, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/233


Michael Dalton, 29, [Occupation not stated]


  • 3 Oct 1845-3 Oct 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1845
Date of death: 3 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Laceration of the left auricle and of one of the pulmonary veins, with effusion of blood into the pericardium. Laceration of the liver. Patches of ecchymosis in the sub-pleural cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Laceration (Ear, lungs, liver); Ecchymosis (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was reported to have fallen from a ladder, but as nobody was present at the time the exact distance or the part upon which he fell was not ascertained. When admitted his face was blue and much congested’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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No in register 1845: 2456

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Preparation of the lacerated auricle, see catalogue of the museum E.22 (X.2a.2)

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