Item 29 - Charles Brittain , 32, Labourer

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406 PM/1891/29

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Charles Brittain , 32, Labourer

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  • 22 Oct 1890-23 Jan 1891 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1890
Date of death: 23 Jan 1891
Disease (transcribed): Syphilis. Lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Syphilis (Systemic); Amyloidosis (Tissues)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Medical notes: 'The father of this man died of mitral stenosis in this hospital in 1875. The patient was a labourer who had worked much with lead, especially during the last 2 years of his life. There was no history of scarlatina or rheumatism. In 1876 he contracted a chancre which was followed by ulceration of the throat and a scaly skin eruption. For this he took no medicine'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, head

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No in register 1890: 1822

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