Item 289 - Joseph Lawrence, 20, Postman

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406 PM/1892/289

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Joseph Lawrence, 20, Postman

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  • 27 Sep 1892-7 Oct 1892 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Postman
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1892
Date of death: 7 Oct 1892
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Thrombosis of lateral sinus. Cerebral and spinal meningitis
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Thrombosis (Transverse sinuses); Meningitis (Brain); Meningitis (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, William. Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: The parents of this patient stated that at the age of two years and nine months he had inflammation of the membranes of the brain. He began to suffer from slight deafness and an intermittent discharge from the left ear.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, pleurae, lungs, bronchi, larynx, thyroid gland, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart, intestines, vermiform appendix, spleen, pancreas, liver, suprarenals, kidneys, ureters and testes
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1892/287

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No in Register 1892: 1187

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