Item 105 - William Cook, 22, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1849/105

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William Cook, 22, [Occupation not stated]

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  • 6 Dec 1848-22 May 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1848
Date of death: 22 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Caries & abscess of the hip joint
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Abscess (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'About the middle of September last this patient contracted syphilis & became in consequence an out-patient of the Lock Hospital. He had a primary sore on the penis & a bubo in each groin. He was put under the influence of mercury & five weeks afterwards (his mouth being still sore), he began to feel pain in the left hip & knee & walked lame. Five or six days afterwards he became disabled & was made an in-patient at the Lock. In about a fortnight afterward some enlargement had taken place around the joint, & an issue was made just behind the trochanter major’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1849/102

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No in register 1849: 3119

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