Item 256 - Mary Collins, 2 months, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1881/256


Mary Collins, 2 months, [No occupation stated]


  • 18 Jul 1881-8 Aug 1881 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 2 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Jul 1881
Date of death: 8 Aug 1881
Disease (transcribed): Spina bifida
Disease (standardised): Spinal dysraphism (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Willis, Arthur Keith
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'The child was brought to the hospital with a congenital tumour to the left of the median line occupying the lower lumbar and sacral regions, as big as a cocoa nut, not becoming materially tenser when the child cried'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, spine

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1881: 1113

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Preparation 4311 (spine)

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