Item 225 - Thomas Walter, 30, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/225


Thomas Walter, 30, [Occupation not stated]


  • 17 Sep 1845-25 Sep 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Sep 1845
Date of death: 25 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurism of femoral artery. Diffuse inflammation of cellular tissue behind peritoneum in left iliac and lumbar region, after operation
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Thigh); Inflammation (Abdomen)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Upon admission an oval pulsatory tumor presented itself, immediately below Pouparts ligament upon the left side. The tumor could be almost entirely emptied by pressure, but filled again immediately by successive pulsations as soon as the pressure was removed’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1845/226 and PM/1845/224

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No in register 1845: 2317

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Preparation of the ligature of the artery and the aneurismal sac, see museum catalogie F.51 (XI.V.20 in new catalogue)

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