Item 160 - Mary Hughes, 35, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1851/160

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Mary Hughes, 35, [No occupation stated]

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  • 25 Jun 1851 - 2 Aug 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1851
Date of death: 2 Aug 1851
Disease (transcribed): Amputation at the middle part of the thigh for a large tumour of questionable character situated at the inner & lower part of the thigh & encroaching upon the popliteal space. Secondary lobular pneumonia & inflammation of the femoral vein &c
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Thigh); Pneumonia (Lungs); Inflammation (Thigh)

Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy and Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This woman was admitted with a large tumour situated, the greated part of it at the lower & inner part of the left thigh, but presenting also on the outer side & encroaching on the popliteal space of the tibia. It had been first noticed in March 1849. It had been punctured & amputation of the thigh had been proposed, & only postponed because she was considered at that time (a fortnight before admission) not in sufficiently good health’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left lower extremity, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1851/145

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No in register 1851: 1677

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