Item 349 - Mary Roberts, 59, Shopkeeper

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406 PM/1894/349

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Mary Roberts, 59, Shopkeeper

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  • 13 Nov 1894-20 Nov 1894 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Shopkeeper
Age: 59
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Nov 1894
Date of death: 20 Nov 1894
Disease (transcribed): Circumscribed peritonitis: following ovariotomy
Disease (standardised): Peritonitis (Abdomen); Ovariotomy (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Dakin, William Radford
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Menzies, Henry and Bury, Reginald Frederick
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted on Nov: 13th suffering from a large ovarian cyst - she was very fat, and very ill, her temperature going up to 102 degrees at night before the operation. Directly after admission a small cervical polypus which was protruding through the external os was twisted off. After consultation it was decided to attempt ovariotomy as it was her only chance of life'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1894: 1772

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