Item 142 - Harriet Shearing, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1854/142


Harriet Shearing, [Occupation not stated]


  • 10 May 1854-28 May 1854 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 61
Date of admission: 10 May 1854
Date of death: 28 May 1854
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Ascites. Hydrothorax. Valvular disease, dilatation & hypertrophy of heart. Fibrovascular tumor of the uterus
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Ascites (Peritoneum); Hydrothorax (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Tumour (Uterus);
Admitting doctor: Bence Jones, Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical notes: 'This woman was first admitted on the 15th Feb of the present year. She then stated that she had found the abdomen first swelling about 2 months ago, she had since then found the left leg especially to swell, but the other had done so in less degree’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of injury: n/a

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The case continues in STG/PM/1854/131

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No in register 1854: 1257

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