Item 144 - William Ward, 50, Carpenter

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406 PM/1904/144


William Ward, 50, Carpenter


  • 5 Apr 1904-21 Apr 1904 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Carpenter
Gender: Male
Age: 50
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1904
Date of death: 21 Apr 1904
Disease (transcribed): Hydratid cysts of the liver and peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Cyst (Liver, peritoneal cavity);
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Ascherson, William Lawrence
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Roland Charles
Medical notes: 'Patient was admitted on April 5th for weakness and shortness of breath. A fortnight before admission he had had a 'bilious attack', his appetite had failed and he had felt sick. Ten days before admission he had had an attack of pain in the right supra-scapular region radiating to the neck, sufficiently severe to prevent sleep. Increasing shortness of breath for the 14 days preceding admission. There had been morning retching for years. Winter cough two years with expectoration and loss of weight. Previous history of rheumatic fever and syphilis. Nothing of importance in the family history'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1904: 537

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