Item 110 - Robert Foker, 42, Labourer

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406 PM/1870/110


Robert Foker, 42, Labourer


  • 29 Mar 1870-7 Apr 1870 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 29 Mar 1870
Date of death: 7 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Plugging of both vertebral arteries. Aneurysm like dilatation and plugging of left internal carotid artery with channelling of clot. Plugging of right internal carotid artery. Tumour of Dura Mater.
Disease (standardised): Aneurysm (Arteries); Tumour (Meninges)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: The patient had a fit a fortnight before admission which was stated to have lasted some hours. He lost sensation completely and on recovering found that he was paralysed on the left side.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, cerebrum, bones and vessels of brain
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1870/50 and PM/1870/98

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No in Register of 1870: 413

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Vid:Prep:Ser:VIII.115.a. Vid:Prep:Ser:VIII.89.a.

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