Item 108 - Dorothy Duck, 4, [Child of] Polisher

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406 PM/1907/108


Dorothy Duck, 4, [Child of] Polisher


  • 6 Apr 1907-8 Apr 1907 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Child of] Polisher
Age: 4
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1907
Date of death: 8 Apr 1907
Disease (transcribed): Diphtheria (laryngeal). [Tracheotomy]. Combined diphtheritic and streptococcal broncho-pneumonia. Pulmonary collapse
Disease (standardised): Diphtheria (Larynx); Tracheotomy (Trachea); Bronchopneumonia (Lung); Atelectasis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical examination performed by: Golla, Frederick Lucien
Post mortem examination performed by: Higgs, Frederick William
Medical notes: A fortnight ago the child began to cough and complained of pain in the thorax. There was some sore throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, pericardium, heart, peritoneum, alimentary tract, liver, gall bladder and ducts, kidneys, suprarenals, spleen, pancreas and genito-urinary organs
Type of incident: n/a


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    No in Medical Register of 1907: 529

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