Item 114 - Richard Van Coppenolle, 41, Cook

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406 PM/1878/114


Richard Van Coppenolle, 41, Cook


  • 17 Apr 1878-22 Apr 1878 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cook
Gender: Male
Age: 41
Date of admission: 17 Apr 1878
Date of death: 22 Apr 1878
Disease (transcribed): Multiple secondary abscesses of the liver from ulceration of the Vermiform appendix
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Liver); Ulcer (Appendix);
Admitting doctor: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'No satisfactory history was to be obtained: the patient, whose native tongue was Flemish, spoke English but imperfectly, and was not very clear in his ideas. He attributed his illness to drinking a glass of ices water when hot, 12 days before admission. He had a rigor immediately or shortly after, and commenced to suffer pain in the epigastrium. The second, third, and fourth days he vomited freely. He sweated profusely from the first'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum, intestine
Type of incident: n/a


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No in register 1878: 522

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