Item 39 - Maria Martin, 39, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/39


Maria Martin, 39, [Occupation not stated]


  • 13 Nov 1845-5 Feb 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Nov 1845
Date of death: 5 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer of the leg with necrosis of the tibia & diffuse cellular inflammation of the limb, terminating in extensive mortification of the skin. Large arteries thickened by atheroma. Disease of valves etc
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Necrosis (Leg); Inflammation; Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'For eight months previous to admission this patient had suffered much from privation and for three months had had an ulcer on the leg. This ulcer commenced as a small pustule, and gradually extending destroyed the skin for a considerable distance, laying bare the muscles and exposing part of the tibia’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1844: 2904

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