Item 10 - Jane Ball , 49, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1850/10


Jane Ball , 49, [No occupation stated]


  • 19 Dec 1849-8 Jan 1850 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Dec 1849
Date of death: 8 Jan 1850
Disease (transcribed): Paraplegia. Disease of brain. Encephaloid deposits in connection with the dura mater.
Disease (standardised): Paraplegia (Brain); Disease (Brain); Cancer (Brain )
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This woman was admitted complaining of loss of power in both arms and legs. She stated that she had in the first instance had a fit of some sort accompanied with unconsciousness for some hours, and she had then been paralysed on the left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spinal cord, thorax, abdomen and pelvis
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1849: 3134

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Preparation showing carcinoma of dura mater see XXI.VII.b.I. in Museum Catalogue also see Transactions of Pathological Society Vol IV.p.2

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