Item 374 - Thomas Hawkins, 46, Chair packer

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406 PM/1890/374


Thomas Hawkins, 46, Chair packer


  • 22 Oct 1890-6 Nov 1890 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Chair packer
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1890
Date of death: 6 Nov 1890
Disease (transcribed): Aortic aneurysm
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: For about twelve months he had noticed a knob on the sternum about the size of a walnut, though this gave him no inconvenience or anxiety, and he continued to work as usual. At the beginning of August of this year the tumour began to rapidly increase in size.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, pericardium, heart, pleurae, bronchial glands, thyroid, larynx, lungs, peritoneum, intestines, vermiform appendix, pancreas, suprarenals, testes, liver, spleen, kidneys, toe joints, brain and ears
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Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register 1890: 1819

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Sternum Museum Preparation Series II 2D

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