Item 270 - Esther Williams, 45, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/270

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Esther Williams, 45, [Occupation not stated]

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  • 12 Nov 1845-25 Nov 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Nov 1845
Date of death: 25 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of breast. Removal. Reappearance of disease in glands and in bones. Epileptic fits. Brain congested. Branches of superior & inferior mesenteric arteries clogged up with large and very firm black coagula
Disease (standardised): Scirrhus (Breast); Removal (Breast); Scirrhus (Glands, bones); Epilepsy (Brain); Congestion (Brain, blood vessels)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'About six months before her death this patient came into the hospital for a malignant disease of the left breast, which was then amputated. The tumor of the breast had been growing 9 months and was reported of an encephaloid character. She left the hospital three weeks after the operation with the wound nearly cicatrized’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, left humerus, left femur

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1845/267

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No in register 1844: 2792

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Preparation of the broken portion of humerus, see museum catalogue A.125[?] (II.218)

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