Item 161 - Alexander Strouville, 55, Professor

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Alexander Strouville, 55, Professor


  • 24 Apr 1889-18 May 1889 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Professor
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Apr 1889
Date of death: 18 May 1889
Disease (transcribed): Epithelioma of tongue. Excision. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Tongue); Excision (Tongue); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: Cotes, Charles Edward Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Medical notes: More than twelve months back he felt some pain in his tongue and throat, especially whilst eating. He paid no attention to this and continued his smoking, but a few months back felt something irritating the left side of his tongue which was beginning to pain him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, lungs, spleen, liver, stomach, intestines, kidneys, mouth, brain and eyes
Type of incident: n/a


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The case continues on PM/1889/160

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No in Register 1889: 769

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