Item 10 - James Maslen, 46, Carman

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James Maslen, 46, Carman


  • 27 Dec 1877-8 Jan 1878 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Carman
Gender: Male
Age: 46
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1877
Date of death: 8 Jan 1878
Disease (transcribed): Nephritis (intratubular) occurring in granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidney);
Admitting doctor: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. No heritable disease in the family. Rheumatic fever 15 yrs [years] before adm [admission]: scarlatina in childhood. Health otherwise good. Averaged 5 pts [pints] of beer and 1 glass of gin daily. Thirty three days before admn [admission] he got wet (not an unusual thing). In the evening pain appeared in the loins, which continued. On the third day the face was found to puffy, and the urine dark. On 4th or 5th the lumbar pain receded and the legs swelled: face became less puffy. About the 6th the abdomen swelled and became somewhat painful: He laid up. The swelling of the legs slowly increased; the urine became lighter: the bowels were very costive. Slight cough and loss of appetite for 3 days before admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum
Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1877: 1656

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