Item 168 - John Cleghorn, 24, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/168


John Cleghorn, 24, [Occupation not stated]


  • 4 Jun 1845-10 Jul 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Jun 1845
Date of death: 10 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Extensive ulceration of the larynx and destruction of the thyroid cartilage. Tubercular ulceration of the small intestine. Tubercles in kidneys & mesenteric glands. Old & recent adhesions on both sides of the chest
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Larynx); Tuberculosis (Intestines, kidneys, mesenteric glands); Adhesions (Chest)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of cough, pain in the chest & hoarseness, diarrhoea and debility. He stated that he had suffered more or less form cough during the last ten months, and once or twice had slight haemoptysis, but had altogether been much less troubled by his cough than by the shortness of breath on making the slightest exertion’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1845: 1371

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Preparation of the larynx, museum catalogue H.13

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