Item 76 - Luther Baker, 27, Commissionaire

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GB 406 PM/1888/76

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Luther Baker, 27, Commissionaire

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  • 13 Sep 1887-22 Feb 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Commissionaire
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Sep 1887
Date of death: 22 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Sarcoma occupying the whole of the left half of the chest and bulging over two inches beyond the median line
Disease (standardised): Sarcoma (Chest)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'An old soldier: no history of heritable disease. In 1882 he had a chancre which was followed by constitutional syphilis for which he was treated in Army with mercury. In 1884 he got a wound in the palm of the right hand: this healed at once […] In August 1885, the right forearm was amputated in Belfast Military Hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, heart, lungs, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, testicles
Illustrations or photographs: Yes (see PM/1888/68)
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1888/68 and PM/1888/72

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No in register 1887: 1279

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