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Pathology Museum, St George's, University of London Pathological conditions, signs and symptoms
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George Hampshire, 43, Coffee house keeper

Occupation or role: Coffee house keeper
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jul 1883
Date of death: 25 Jul 1883
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Giles, Oswald
Medical notes: Throughout his life he had been accustomed to heavy drinking, either taking 6 or 7 pints of old ale daily, or about a quart of spirits generally whiskey.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, liver, spleen, kidneys, abdomen and heart
Type of incident: n/a

Mary Worboys, 74, Widow

Occupation or role: Widow
Age: 74
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1861
Date of death: 17 Mar 1861
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the neck of the femur. Bedsores. Secondary deposits
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Pressure ulcer (Skin); Deposits (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The patient had tripped on a piece of carpet and fell to the ground. On admission it was found that she had fractured the neck of the right femur.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and hip joints
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Smart, 72, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Feb 1860
Date of death: 9 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Senile gangrene
Disease (standardised): Gangrene
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'A month before admission he cut a corn on the little toe of the right foot. He cut it rather more than he intended & made a small wound. He continued to walk about & it did not heal’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, arteries, abdomen, right shoulder

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Carter, 24, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Mar 1850
Date of death: 19 May 1850
Disease (transcribed): Caries of cranium. Abscess of scalp. Old pleural adhesions, with condensation of lung, and several cavities on right. No tubercles
Disease (standardised): Caries (Skull); Abscess (Scalp); Adhesions (Pleura); Cavities (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert. Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This man applied for admission for relief of cough and spitting with pain on the right side of the chest.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a