Item 148 - Louise Meltschi, 20, Lady’s maid

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406 PM/1907/148

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Louise Meltschi, 20, Lady’s maid

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  • 21 Feb 1907-18 May 1907 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Lady’s maid
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Feb 1907
Date of death: 18 May 1907
Disease (transcribed): (Sarcoma) tumour arising from inferior surface of tentorium cerebelli and growing into right cerebella fossa. Pressure atrophy of part of right lobe of cerebellum. Optic neuritis. Coma
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Brain); Atrophy (Brain); Neuritis (Eye); Coma (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Golla, Frederick Lucien
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: In December 1906 the patient began to suffer from headaches and persistent vomiting. A month later she complained of loss of vision and double optic neuritis was found.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head only examined
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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    No in Medical Register of 1907: 284

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