Item 216 - John Cann, 55, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1846/216


John Cann, 55, [No occupation stated]


  • 23 Sep 1846-6 Oct 1846 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1846
Date of death: 6 Oct 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ascites and ansarca. Effused fluid into pleuritic cavities. Congestion and oedema of lungs. Dilatation of right cavities of heart. Atheroma on surface of aorta and mitral valve. Cirrhosis of liver. Congestion of kidneys. Soft spleen.
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (General); Effusion (Pleural cavity); Congestion (Lung); Oedema (Lung); Disease (Heart);Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries) ; Cirrhosis (Liver) ; Congestion (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted suffering from ascites and general anasarca. He stated that for the last six or seven months he had been suffering from palpitation and severe paroxysms of dyspnoea on the slightest exertion.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1846: 2477

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