Item 163 - William Bird, 9, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1849/163


William Bird, 9, [Occupation not stated]


  • 20 Jun 1849-13 Aug 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jun 1849
Date of death: 13 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the hip. Ulcerated cartilages. Partial dislocation. Abscesses. No tubercles in the lungs or other organs
Disease (standardised): Caries (Hip); Ulcer (Hip); Dislocation (Hips); Abscess

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This boy was admitted with a large abscess situated on the outer side of the upper part of the left thigh at some little distance below the great trochanter. He was of strumous aspect & stated by his mother to have always been a feeble, delicate child, & it appears from her account that for upwards of three years he had suffered from lameness, pain in the hip & knee & other symptoms of chronic disease of the left hip’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, left lower extremity

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1849/131 and PM/1849/153

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No in register 1849: 1614

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