Item 104 - Mary Hicks, 23, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1849/104

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Mary Hicks, 23, [Occupation not stated]

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  • 5 Mar 1849-21 May 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1849
Date of death: 21 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid cancer of the breast, subpleural surface of the lung, liver, uterus & ovaries
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Breast, lungs, liver, uterus, ovaries)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This woman, the mother of 6 children, was admitted with encephaloid disease of the left breast. It appears that 4 days after her last confinement 6 months prior to her admission, the breast became inflamed & an abscess formed, which broke at the end of a month, & discharged pus copiously. At the end of 6 or 7 weeks it healed & a similar abscess formed in the right breast. The child was then reapplied to the left breast & the flow of milk again became established, but ulceration taking place around the nipple continuing to increase, the child at length refused to suckle. A few days after the child was weaned, some hard lumps were discovered at the lower part of the gland, which gradually increased in size without much pain. She was then seized with rheumatic fever, acute in the befinningm but subsequently chronic’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

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The case continues in PM/1849/110

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No in register 1849: 563

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