Item 15 - Edith Potter, 45, Linen woman

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GB 406 PM/1907/15

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Edith Potter, 45, Linen woman

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  • 13 Nov 1906-10 Jan 1907 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Linen woman
Age: 45
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Nov 1906
Date of death: 10 Jan 1907
Disease (transcribed): Annular malignant stricture of sigmoid flexure of colon. Chronic intestinal obstruction [left inguinal colostomy operation]. Rupture of intestine above stricture with escape of faeces in general peritoneal cavity. (Shock)
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Obstruction (Intestines); Colostomy (Intestines); Rupture (Intestines); Shock (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Dent, Clinton Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Evans, John Howell
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: In September 1906 the patient had an acute attack of intestinal obstruction following long continued obstitution.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, pleurae, heart, pericardium, vessels, abdomen, stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder and bile ducts, pancreas, suprarenals, spleen, genito-urinary organs and kidneys
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1907/10

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No in Medical Register of 1906: 1702

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