Item 36 - Alfred White, 50, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1852/36


Alfred White, 50, [No occupation stated]


  • 14 Jan 1852-16 Feb 1852 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1852
Date of death: 16 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Arrest of a bone in the oesophagus. Ulceration of posterior wall communicated through the intervertebral cartilage into the spinal canal. Purulent deposits outside the spinal Dura mater. Arachnitis. Extreme softening of spinal cord
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Spine); Suppuration (Spine); Arachnoiditis (Brain); Softening (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had been ailing and out of sorts for some months past, but that on the 11th instance a bone had stuck in his throat, which had subsequently been got out.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pharynx, cranium and spinal column
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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The case continues on PM/1852/7 and PM/1852/26

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No in Register of 1852: 107

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For specimens of the oesophagus, spinal chord and the vertebrae column see in the museum, preparation IX.vii.9, xxIII. Viii.I,

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