Item 294 - Nelly Smith, 3 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1890/294


Nelly Smith, 3 years 6 months, [No occupation stated]


  • 26 Aug 1890-28 Aug 1890 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3 years 6 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1890
Date of death: 28 Aug 1890
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria (tracheotomy)
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Pharynx); Tracheotomy (Trachea)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: One of a family of three, of which the youngest died three weeks ago from difficulty of breathing, which was said to follow immediately on measles. The patient had been subject to slight cough and later lost its normal voice.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, larynx, pleurae, lungs, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, intestines, vermiform appendix, liver, spleen, suprarenals, pancreas, bladder, genital organs and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1890: 1438

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