Item 313 - Peter Bachem, 16, Hairdresser

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406 PM/1894/313


Peter Bachem, 16, Hairdresser


  • 3 Oct 1894-9 Oct 1894 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Hairdresser
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Oct 1894
Date of death: 9 Oct 1894
Disease (transcribed): Cerebellar abscess - Otitis media
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Brain); Otitis media (Ear)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'Four years before admission patient had had a discharge from the ear. Had been deaf ever since. 8 days before admn. [admission] the discharge had recommenced. Pain came on over side of head. On admission. There was a purulent discharge from the left ear - some pain. [...] Convulsions came on with serious collapse'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, ears, thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a


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The case continues in PM/1894/308

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No in register 1894: 1674

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'Kidney kept'

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