Item 6 - Sarah Sale, 43, [No occupation stated]

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Sarah Sale, 43, [No occupation stated]


  • 25 Dec 1850 - 13 Jan 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Dec 1850
Date of death: 13 Jan 1851
Disease (transcribed): Ulceration of the rectum proceeding to perforation. Peritonitis. Abscess in the areolar tissue & fat of the pelvis cavity. Cysts containing a peculiar viscid yellow fluid in the ovary. Pleural adhesions
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Rectum); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Abscess (Pelvis); Cyst (Ovary); Disease (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient on her entrance to the hospital was in a state of great debility & presented a cachectic appearance, her complexion was pale & sallow. She had been ailing for three years. The first symptoms she noticed was a difficulty in the act of defaecation, owing to the aperture of the anus, or the lower part of the rectum being narrower than in a state of health. She can give no account of the origin of her complaints, but the symptoms have become gradually more severe up to the present time’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1850: 2963

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