Item 397 - Martin Livingstone, 40, Corporal

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GB 406 PM/1888/397


Martin Livingstone, 40, Corporal


  • 9 Oct 1888-29 Oct 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Corporal
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Oct 1888
Date of death: 29 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Lympho-sarcoma of cervical abdominal axillary & inguinal glands. Primary mass apparently in superior mediastinum
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Glands)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'A native of Bunia [?Republic of Congo]. For 18 years he had been in the English Army. No history of importance till Feb 1888 when some lumps came on the left side of the neck: these have rapidly got larger & others have appeared in various parts of the body’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, spleen, kidneys, liver, thorax, pleurae, lungs, heart, pharynx

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1888/312

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No in register 1888: 1756

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