Item 370 - John McKibbin, 40, Painter

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John McKibbin, 40, Painter


  • 24 Jul 1888-7 Oct 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Jul 1888
Date of death: 7 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Cancer of the pyloric end of stomach
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient had worked with lead, but had never had any symptoms of plumbium. He suffered much from diarrhoea and in March 1888 he came to St George’s Hospital. His bowels he said acted 8 times a day, and he had pain after food. He was examined by Mr Dent [Clinton Thomas Dent] who found that the internal sphincter of his anus was tight and thick. The diarrhoea ceased and the patient was sent to Wimbledon [Atkinson Morley Hospital] April 21st (See notes 1888 No 349)’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Stomach, intestines, liver, spleen, kidneys, thorax, heart

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Reg 1888 349, 1181

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