Item 227 - George Harrison, 32, Packer

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GB 406 PM/1888/227

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George Harrison, 32, Packer

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  • 30 May 1888-18 Jun 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 May 1888
Date of death: 18 Jun 1888
Disease (transcribed): Hypertrophic cirrhosis of the liver. Albuminoid change in liver, spleen, stomach & kidneys
Disease (standardised): Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Liver, spleen, stomach, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Gamgee, Arthur and Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient gave no history of syphilis, nor of having suffered form any disease causing prolonged suppuration. At one time he said he drank a gallon or two of beer daily and 2 or 3 ‘goes’ of spirits, but he said that for 2 ½ years before he came to the hospital he had taken less. For 2 years he had been subjects to attacks of epistaxis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, testes, stomach, intestines, thorax, heart, lungs, tongue, brain, eyes
Illustrations or photographs: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1888/169

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No in register 1888: 872

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