Item 391 - John Hanson, 34, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1897/391


John Hanson, 34, [Occupation not stated]


  • 3 Dec 1897-4 Dec 1897 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Dec 1897
Date of death: 4 Dec 1897
Disease (transcribed): Perforating duodenal ulcer
Disease (standardised): Perforation (Intestines); Ulcer (Intestines) ()
Admitted under the care of: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The case is accompanied by an article published in the Edinburgh Medical Journal in 1898. 'The patient […] was a strong and burly man, aet. 32, who on the 2nd December 1897, while travelling in the train to London from the North of England, was seized with violent abdominal pain. He did not pass any water after this time, though a couple of ounces of albuminous urine were drawn off by catheter. It appeared that after his arrival in London he was treated by a doctor for renal disease or colic. He came up to St. George's Hospital late on the night of the 3rd December, and was at once admitted by Mr S. Smith, house physician, who found him collapsed, with a distended abdomen'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a


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