Item 198 - John Dickenson, 34, Coal porter

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406 PM/1880/198


John Dickenson, 34, Coal porter


  • 28 Apr 1880-7 Jun 1880 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Coal porter
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Apr 1880
Date of death: 7 Jun 1880
Disease (transcribed): Gummata of brain (and liver)
Disease (standardised): Gumma (Brain); Gumma (Liver); Syphilis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Post mortem examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted in December 1879 for a syphilitic ulcer of the foot and disease of the metatarsal bone. The bone was removed. Soon after his admission to Atkinson Morley Convalescent Hospital his wrist dropped and his speech became impaired.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: , lungs, heart, aorta, liver, spleen and kidneys
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1880/196

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No in Register of 1879: 2039. No in Register of 1880: 743

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