Item 13 - Andrew Murray, 40, Tailor

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406 PM/1845/13


Andrew Murray, 40, Tailor


  • 8 Jan 1845-13 Jan 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Tailor
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Jan 1845
Date of death: 13 Jan 1845
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of the arch of aorta bursting into oesophagus and trachea. Aorta atheromatous. Old pleurisy
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a tailor, dreadfully disfigured by a burn which occurred when he was 18 months old, stated that he had enjoyed excellent health up to last September year, at which time his notice was attracted by a slight pain in the upper part of the back, greatly increased on swallowing’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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Preparation No F.52 (aorta, oesophagus, trachea)

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No in register 1845: 102

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