Item 339 - Agnes Dodd, 16, Nursemaid

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406 PM/1877/339


Agnes Dodd, 16, Nursemaid


  • 28 Nov 1877-10 Dec 1877 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Nursemaid
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 28 Nov 1877
Date of death: 10 Dec 1877
Disease (transcribed): Spontaneous thrombosis in the cerebral sinuses. Inflammatory disintegration in the right sphenotemporal lobe.
Disease (standardised): Thrombosis (Brain); Inflammation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted in a delirious condition. She was well nourished but anaemic to a marked degree. She complained of severe pain about the mastoid process, shooting down into the neck and up into the head, thumping sensations in the chest on exertion, and nausea after drinking anything hot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestinal canal, uterus, skull and meninges
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1877/256 and PM/1877/256

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No in Register of 1877: 1527

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See Preparation XIII.117.B.

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