Item 432 - Ellen Valler, 21, Kitchen maid

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406 PM/1893/432


Ellen Valler, 21, Kitchen maid


  • 14 Nov 1893-29 Nov 1893 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Kitchen maid
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Nov 1893
Date of death: 29 Nov 1893
Disease (transcribed): Pemphigus
Disease (standardised): Pemphigus (Skin)

Admitted under the care of: Penrose, Francis George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The following case is an instance of a rare variety of pemphigus, to which the name ‘pemphigus malignus’ has been applied. The woman was first seen at the hospital as an out patient when she complained of sore throat and pain and difficulty in swallowing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Nervous system, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1893: 2046

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