Musculoskeletal diseases

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309 Archival description results for Musculoskeletal diseases

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Adelaide Bailey, 18, Draper’s assistant

Occupation or role: Draper’s assistant
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1888
Date of death: 16 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Caries of cervical spine
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'About 12 months before admission, a ceiling fell & struck her head. This did not cause her more than a few minutes’ pain. About June 1st ‘88 she noticed that her neck was stiff: this gradually got worse but she is free from pain unless she moves her head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: ‘Permission was only obtained to examine the neck’

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Foley, 17, Brushmaker

Occupation or role: Brushmaker
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1888
Date of death: 22 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Strumous ulceration of shin. Lardaceous degeneration of viscera following chronic arthritis of left knee which had been removed by amputation
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Degeneration (Internal organs); Arthritis (Knee); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination’

Type of incident: n/a

Alice A. Weston, 13, Schoolgirl

Occupation or role: Schoolgirl
Age: 13
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 31 Aug 1864
Date of death: 9 Nov 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of hip. Excision. Pyaemia
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Operation (Hip); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: 'Case not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'Not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Mason, 28, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1888
Date of death: 8 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism. Vegetations along free border of mitral valve. Cerebral embolism. Old kidney infarcts
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Joints); Vegetation (Heart); Embolism (Blood vessels); Infarction (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'There was no history of rheumatism nor of scarlatina. For nine months before she came to the hospital she suffered much from neuralgia, and for 2 months before she came the pain was very severe. Four months before her admission she ‘grazed’ her left foot, the wound did not heal. For 3 days before she came in she had oedema of the legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, thorax, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Nightingale, 21 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 21 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1859
Date of death: 23 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Mesenteric disease. Incipient rickets. Diseased liver. Old burn
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen); Rickets (Bones); Disease (Liver); Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with an extensive burn of the left arm, extending from the shoulder to the back of the hand. It was cut very deep, except in one part about the middle of forearm. She was also evidently suffering from tabies mesentericus which was supposed to have existed for 6 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., left arm, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Amanda Chanter alias Digmeed, 17, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1870
Date of death: 9 Jun 1870
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism.
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic Diseases (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The case was not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Brewer, 24, Married

Occupation or role: Married
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Sep 1864
Date of death: 15 Sep 1864
Disease (transcribed): Disease of temporal bone. Inflammation of lateral sinus. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Disease (Skull); Inflammation (Brain); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Fuller, Henry William
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'All that could be learnt of this patient, who was unable to give any account of herself, was that she had been confined a week back with a six months child, that for some time past she had complained of pain in the left side of the face which was called neuralgia’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, sinus, jugular vein, chest, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Sheldon, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1841
Date of death: 3 Dec 1841
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess with extensive disease of spine
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine); Disease (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Wright, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 10 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Hydrocephalus. Congestion of the pia mater and brain. Softening of the central white parts. Lungs congested. Caries of spine
Disease (standardised): Hydrocephalus (Brain); Congestion (Brain, lungs); Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared that this child had been ailing about three weeks, had lost his appetite, become restless, flushed in the face, & had slight convulsive movements in the limbs, with twitchings of the muscles of the face. He was very thirsty, extremely heavy & drowsy, yet unable to obtain any quick sleep, for when dozing, he constantly started, and occasionally screamed violently. His bowels had been much confined’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Amess, 21, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Jan 1850
Date of death: 3 Feb 1850
Disease (transcribed): Acute Rheumatism. Delirium
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Delirium (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Bence Jones, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient stated that she had first taken ill on the 17th and had been under medical care since the 19th suffering from Rheumatic Fever.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, pelvis and lower extremities
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Baddick, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 26
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1854
Date of death: 25 Dec 1854
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the knee
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This young woman was admitted with [?] of the right knee, symptoms of which had first manifested themselves half a year before her admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremities

Type of injury: n/a

Ann Burt, 8, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 8
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Sep 1859
Date of death: 6 Feb 1859
Disease (transcribed): Diseased hip. Fever (?scarlatina)
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip); Scarlet fever (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted into the hospital in September 1859 with a strumous hip joint. She had been out of health for nearly a year, & six months before symptoms of hip disease began to shew themselves’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hip joint, throat, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Raliham, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1849
Date of death: 24 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the hip
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was removed by the friends previous to its being examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Anna Sheerman, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 4 Nov 1846
Date of death: 1 Dec 1846
Disease (transcribed): Large ulcers on trochanter and sacrum. Diseased hip joint. Ulceration of cartilage and softening of bones.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Ulcer (Spine); Disease (Hip); Ulcer (Cartilage); Softening (Bone)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: A very imperfect account of this case is given, as the patient, when admitted, was in such an emaciated and weakly condition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lower extremities. Thorax and abdomen not examined at the request of friends
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Battersball, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jul 1844
Date of death: 20 Aug 1844
Disease (transcribed): Caries of the Lumbar Vertebrae producing Psoas abscesses and angular curvature.
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Abscess (Psoas); Curvature (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Bingley, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1841
Date of death: 24 Apr 1841
Disease (transcribed): Caries of vertebrae. Extensive abscesses
Disease (standardised): Caries (Vertebrae); Abscess
Admitted under the care of: Walker, Robert Benjamin
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Engall, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 2 Dec 1840
Date of death: 27 Mar 1841
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Kidneys mottled and granular. Malignant disease of bones
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys); Malignant disease (Bone)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Hogg, 32, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Dec 1845
Date of death: 20 Dec 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fits of an epileptic character. Great congestion of the brain & its membranes. Pointed exostosis growing from the occipital
Disease (standardised): Epilepsy (Brain); Congestion (Brain); Exostoses (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner and Cowell, Thomas William
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with fits of an epileptic character, occurring about every two minutes. It was reported that epilepsy was common in the family, and that one of her brothers, as also one of her sisters, had suffered severely from it. This patient was attacked for the first time three days before admission, and when first seen by the medical man, it was judged advisable to bleed her’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium (‘in consequence of the relations having called, late in the afternoon, to remove the body. The head was the only part examined’)

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Shaw, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1853
Date of death: 14 Apr 1853
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Intense headache and head symptoms. Scrofulous deposits in the lungs. Scrofulous deposits in the mediastinal glands. Disease of corto-vertebral articulation. Ulcerated intestines
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Headache (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lymph nodes); Disease (Spine); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: She was admitted with a quick pulse, foul tongue, considerable heat of surface and complaining of intense headache.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and muscles of the back
Type of incident: n/a

Anne Taber, 19, General servant

Occupation or role: General servant
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Jun 1864
Date of death: 11 Jun 1864
Disease (transcribed): Acute rheumatism. Obstruction of pulmonary artery & coagulum
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Tissues); Obstruction (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Post mortem examination performed by: Sturges, Octavius
Medical notes: 'This patient, a fat, healthy-looking girl, was admitted with the symptoms of acute rheumatism of no great severity and without cardiac complication’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Brain, chest, pulmonary artery, heart, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Annie Onslow, 19, Kitchenmaid

Occupation or role: Kitchenmaid
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 24 Oct 1887
Date of death: 26 Nov 1887
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism. Morbus cordis. Pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Wadham, William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See notes in medical register'
'Not examined'
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Hart , 2 years 8 months , [Child of] Greengrocer

Occupation or role: [Child of] Greengrocer
Age: 2 years 8 months
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 May 1916
Date of death: 25 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Broncho-pneumonia. Rickets
Disease (standardised): Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Rickets (Bones)
Admitted under the care of: Latham, Arthur Carlyle
Medical examination performed by: Sparrow, Hugh Gordon
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: Three weeks ago a cough developed, the child was off his food and the bowels were constipated. He was treated as an out patient until March 24th, when the condition was very much worse, the former bronchitis having developed into a broncho pneumonic condition.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, thymus, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, adrenals, bladder and alimentary canal
Type of incident: n/a

Arthur Oliver, 20, Warehouseman

Occupation or role: Warehouseman
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 Feb 1881
Date of death: 2 Aug 1881
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Caries of spine. Lardaceous disease
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Caries (Spine); Lardaceous disease

Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Willis, Arthur Keith
Post mortem examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Medical notes: 'Father died of phthisis. No other relatives affected. Since 1878 had suffered from winter cough, general debility &c, but never noticed anything the matter with him till 3 months before his admission into St George's in October 1880. He then whilst swimming suddenly felt a crampy pain and numbness of the right lower extremity. On examining this he perceived a swelling as big as a walnut in the groin. This which proved to be an abscess burst and in Sept 1880 he first experienced pain of a dull aching character in his back'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, spine

Type of incident: n/a

Bernard Batsford, 4, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Sep 1859
Date of death: 22 Feb 1860
Disease (transcribed): Diseased hip
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was not examined’

Type of incident: n/a

Betsy Holt, 37, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1860
Date of death: 2 Apr 1860
Disease (transcribed): Angular curvature of the spine. Caries of sacrum
Disease (standardised): Spinal curvature (Spine); Caries (Pelvis)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This woman had suffered from weakness of the back for four years before her admission. About 18 months before admission she noticed projection of the spine’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: n/a

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