Item 208 - Annie Smith, 33, Married

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406 PM/1878/208

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Annie Smith, 33, Married

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  • 11 Jul 1878-26 Jul 1878 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 33
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1878
Date of death: 26 Jul 1878
Disease (transcribed): Limited peritonitis with ulceration of the bowel into a limited peritoneal cavity
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ulcer (Intestines);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Erysipelas of L. [Left] leg at 15: frequent ulceration from that time: scarlatina in childhood: rheumatic fever at 17. Never robust: bad living till marriage: appetite always small: winter coughs for 8 or 9 years: catamenia scanty. Severe confinement on Dec. [December] 2nd 1876: very weak from that time: lactation scanty. In Novr [November] 1877 severe pain commenced gradually in the R. [Right] side of the abdomen; and increased steadily, being unaffected by period of day, by food or respiration. About the middle of Jan. [January] 1878 on severe paroxysms attacked him suddenly and lasted several hours until relieved by turpentine fomentations. The pain from the first was accompanied by constipation, and by vomiting, which was hardly ever absent for a whole day, and sometimes severe and constant for several. From Xmas she laid up'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, intestine
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1878/201

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No in register 1878: 926

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