Item 115 - Matilda Brooks, 38, Married

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406 PM/1879/115


Matilda Brooks, 38, Married


  • 13 Jan 1879-29 Mar 1879 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Married
Age: 38
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1879
Date of death: 29 Mar 1879
Disease (transcribed): Atheroma of pulmonary artery. Occlusion of its right division. Dilatation and hypertrophy of right ventricle
Disease (standardised): Plaque, atherosclerotic (Arteries); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Blake, Henry. Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient had suffered from pain in the side and palpitation for three months about two years before admission, and pain about the right clavicle and side of the head for thirteen months before. She had had a cough ever since accompanied by dyspnoea and palpitation.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum and uterus
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1879: 56

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See Preparation VI.200.A

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