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Ewart, William
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Edward Pownay, 40, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 11 May 1888
Date of death: 8 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Malignant disease of transverse colon
Disease (standardised): Malignant disease (Colon)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Sixteen years before he came to the hospital he had some serious illness, the nature of which is not clear. He said it was ‘enlargement of the liver and inflammation of the kidneys’. He was in bed for 6 or 8 weeks: oedema of the legs was a prominent symptom. Eighteen months before his admission he began to suffer from pricking pain at the lower part of his abdomen on the left side. A swelling was soon afterwards noticed at the seat of the pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach, lungs, heart
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Grimley, 50, Waterman

Occupation or role: Waterman
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Oct 1888
Date of death: 5 Dec 1888
Disease (transcribed): Carcinoma of pyloric end of stomach
Disease (standardised): Carcinoma (Stomach)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient was a waterman. He had been a healthy man. He had scarlatina when a child and small pox when he was 19: he had no other illness. He came to St George’s in august 1888. He complained of constipation, abdominal pain and flatulence. He was under the care of Dr Whipham [Thomas Tillyer Whipham]. His abdomen was rather distended, but was not tender. His recti muscles contracted when he was examined, and no abdominal tumour was found’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, tongue, oesophagus, liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas, thorax, heart
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a