Item 71 - Eliza Littlejohn, 14, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1845/71


Eliza Littlejohn, 14, [Occupation not stated]


  • 29 Jan 1845-20 Mar 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 29 Jan 1845
Date of death: 20 Mar 1845
Disease (transcribed): Chronic pericarditis. Recent pleurisy and peritonitis. Heart enlarged by hypertrophy. Viscera congested
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Heart); Congestion
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This girl’s account, which has since been verified by her father, who is a perfect martyr to rheumatism, both in its acute and chronic form, was that about three months previous to admission, she was in perfect health, and had never suffered from rheumatism, shortness of breath or pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1845/70

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No in register 1845: 290

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Preparation of the pericardium, heart and lungs, see museum catalogue E.30

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