Item 247 - Maria Lenny, 17, Housemaid

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406 PM/1880/247

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Maria Lenny, 17, Housemaid

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  • 26 Jun 1880-26 Jul 1880 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jun 1880
Date of death: 26 Jul 1880
Disease (transcribed): Cystic and solid malignant disease of the right ovary, the peritoneum, and the pleurae
Disease (standardised): Cysts (Ovary); Cancer (Ovary); Cancer (Abdomen); Cancer (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: Four months before admission while lifting a heavy marble slab whose weight was rather beyond her strength, she felt a sudden pain in the right iliac region, as if something had given way. A day or two after swelling in this region was for the first time noticed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum and generative organs
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1880/242 and PM/1880/253

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No in surgical register of 1880: 707

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