Item 198 - Thomas F. Parrott, 29, Labourer

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GB 406 PM/1878/198

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Thomas F. Parrott, 29, Labourer

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  • 28 Jun 1878-14 Jul 1878 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Gender: Male
Age: 29
Date of admission: 28 Jun 1878
Date of death: 14 Jul 1878
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophic cirrhosis of liver. Splenic enlargement; exploratory puncture. Fatal haemorrhage into peritoneum
Disease (standardised): Hypertrophy (Liver); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Spleen); Haemorrhage (Abdomen);
Admitting doctor: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Father gouty. Acute rheumatism at 14: Erysipelas of R. [Right] leg in summer of 1877. Never strong: had lived badly: meat 4 days a week: intolerant of fat or butter. Subject to epistaxis: Took 4 pts [pints] of beer daily with occasional excesses. Cough and expectoration ever since he remembered: coughed up ½ pt [pint] of blood in 1873: a few streaks in last 18 mo [months]. Was treated for some urinary affection in 1874: urine dark and hard to pass. Pain in upper part of abdomen, with occasional severe paroxysms, from Novr [November] 1877. Gradually increasing dyspnoea from about January. Tumour noticed in R. [Right] hypochondr [hypochondrium] in March: gradually increased, extending to the L. [Left]. Wasting from this period'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, spleen, liver, kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1878/195

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No in register 1878: 857

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406

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