Item 331 - David Wood, 52, Porter

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406 PM/1894/331


David Wood, 52, Porter


  • 18 Sep 1894-30 Oct 1894 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Sep 1894
Date of death: 30 Oct 1894
Disease (transcribed): Aneurysm of aortic arch
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'There was no history of syphilis obtainable - The chief symptom of this patient was that he had cough since May so severe that he had to give up work on account of it - For two months he had had slight difficulty of swallowing and for three weeks indefinite pains in the chest - much frothy expectoration and occasionally a sensation of choking - There had been no marked loss of flesh or change of voice - For two months he had had considerable dyspnoea on exertion and had had to be propped up in bed at night'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a


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The case contnues in PM/1894/332

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No in register 1894: 1633

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