Item 66 - [Name redacted], 19, [Child of] Porter

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406 PM/1922/66


[Name redacted], 19, [Child of] Porter


  • 28 Feb 1922-17 Mar 1922 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Child of] Porter
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Feb 1922
Date of death: 17 Mar 1922
Disease (transcribed): Precocious adiposity. ? Hypernephroma
Disease (standardised): Adiposity (Systemic); Carcinoma, renal cell (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Bellingham-Smith, Eric
Medical examination performed by: Gainsborough, Hugh
Post mortem examination performed by: Donaldson, Robert
Medical notes: 'History: The pt. [patient] attended the O.P.D. [Out-patient department] for pain in the sides, back and hips. His throat had been sore for 2 weeks. He said he had 'influenza' 2 months ago. He had been fat as long as he could remember. He reached the 6th standard at school and worked in a munition factory during the war but since then had no regular emplyment. An X Ray of the skull had shewed no change in the sella turcica. On admission: 23/2/'22 There was extraordinary and universal obesity, florid complexion, pedulous [sic] cheeks, female type breasts and pendulous abdomen with well marked '[?]'. He had a high pitched voice and his mentality was child like. Heart and lungs. N.A.D. [Nothing abnormal discovered]. B.P. systolic 218 mm. Abdomen. Nothing abnormal palpable. Lt [Left] testicle small and rt. [right] undescended. Urine contained 4% albumen. No gross change in fields of vision'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Hair, skin, pupils, skull, brain, membranes, tongue, thymus, thyroid, larynx, trachea, pleurae, lungs, bronchi, bronchial glands, pericardium, heart
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a


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No in Register 1922: 184

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