Item 101 - Maria Penny, 18, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1853/101


Maria Penny, 18, [No occupation stated]


  • 16 Mar 1853-8 May 1853 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Mar 1853
Date of death: 8 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Facial paralysis and hemiplegia produced by a tumour of the pons varolii the result of softened scrofulous matter
Disease (standardised): Paralysis (Face); Hemiplegia (Brain); Tumour (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This girl stated that her illness began with slight numbness of the face on the right side, and since that she had had numbness down the left side of the body.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and pharynx
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1853/97

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No in Register of 1853: 716

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Preparation of cyst in the pons varolii see museum catalogue No 11. Subseries IV. Series XX. Also Transactions of Pathological Society Vol V. p.26.

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