Item 302 - Benjamin Lewis, 60, Groom

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GB 406 PM/1872/302


Benjamin Lewis, 60, Groom


  • 11 Dec 1872-19 Dec 1872 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Groom
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 Dec 1872
Date of death: 19 Dec 1872
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of the oesophagus. Perforation of the oesophagus. Diffuse suppuration on left side of neck
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Oesophagus); Perforation (Oesophagus); Suppuration (Neck)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: For six months this man had had increasing difficulty of swallowing, so that for three months past he had not swallowed anything solid.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Oesophagus, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1872/299

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No in Register 1872: 1829

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Specimen of oesophagus Series IX.30.a

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