Item 259 - Anne Watson, 63, [Occupation not stated]

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GB 406 PM/1845/259


Anne Watson, 63, [Occupation not stated]


  • 23 Oct 1845-6 Nov 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Oct 1845
Date of death: 6 Nov 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large ovarian cyst, with growths, apparently of an encephaloid nature, springing form its internal surface. Lungs emphysematous anteriorly and loaded posteriorly with red frothy serum. Slight hypertrophy of heart. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Cyst (Ovaries); Emphysema (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta)

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 who was suffering from dropsy, apparently ovarian, of two years’ duration, was admitted at the latter end of August under the care of Dr Macleod [Roderick Macleod], in a state of considerable exhaustion, with dyspnoea & some little orthopnoea’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1845: 2634

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