Item 172 - William Harrison, 25, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1845/172


William Harrison, 25, [Occupation not stated]


  • 2 Jul 1845-16 Jul 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jul 1845
Date of death: 16 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Abscesses in various parts of the body. Extensive sloughing of the soft palate, exposing the bones. Phthisis, with abcesses in the lungs. Pneumonia, with extravasation of blood in the sub-pleural cellular tissue. Recent peritonitis. Glanders?
Disease (standardised): Abscess; Sloughing (Throat); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Glanders
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared from this patient’s account, that ever since Christmas he had been attending to glandered & sick horses, but had remained in very tolerable health up to a fortnight before admission. At that time he experienced severe pain in the loins, accompanied by rigors, loss of appetite and inability to sleep, and that this shortly succeeded by great muscular depression, a sense of constriction & oppression at the chest, and the formation of pustules and tumours in various parts of the body’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Mouth, pharynx, larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1845/167

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No in register 1845: 1639

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