Item 126 - Sarah Leigh, 23, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/126


Sarah Leigh, 23, [Occupation not stated]


  • 16 Apr 1845-23 May 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1845
Date of death: 23 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ascites from thickening of the capsule of the liver. Tapping. Erysipelas. Dilatation, without hypertrophy, of the heart
Disease (standardised): Ascites (Peritoneum); Bleeding; Erysipelas (Skin); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was stated to have enjoyed very good health up to two years ago, when she suffered from an attack of rheumatic fever, and since that time has always been subject to palpitation on very little bodily exertion. Nine months ago, she was delivered of a fine healthy child, & shortly after her confinement, she suffered from intense pain in the abdomen accompanied by violent diarrhoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1845: 935

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