Item 189 - John Waling, 8, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1846/189


John Waling, 8, [No occupation stated]


  • 19 Aug 1846-25 Aug 1846 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Aug 1846
Date of death: 25 Aug 1846
Disease (transcribed): Suppuration of internal ear. Caries of temporal bone. Ulceration of dura mater. Abscess in brain with inflammation and softening of surrounding cerebral substance.
Disease (standardised): Suppuration (Ear); Caries (Skull); Ulcer (Meninges); Abscess (Brain); Disease (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The father of this boy reported that he had enjoyed excellent health up to six weeks before admission, when he had a convulsive fit apparently of an epileptic character which lasted about four hours.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1846/185 and PM/1846/188

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No in Register of 1846: 2257

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Preparation made of the abscess of the brain and the diseased temporal bone

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