Item 116 - Anna McMillan, Housemaid

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GB 406 PM/1871/116

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Anna McMillan, Housemaid

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  • 17 May 1871 - 29 May 1871 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 37
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1871
Date of death: 29 May 1871
Disease (transcribed): Cirrhosis of liver. Ascites. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Peritoneum); Disease (Heart)

Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: 'This woman who in her youth had been accustomed to drink large quantities of spirits, was seized six weeks before her admission with severe pain in the right hypochondrium. She became jaundiced & at the same time the abdomen began to swell. The jaundice subsided but the abdominal swelling increased & in a fortnight her legs also became dropsical’
Post mortem notes: Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, organs of generation

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1871: 462

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