Item 21 - Calcified hydatid

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_03_21

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Calcified hydatid

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  • 1950 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

2 mounted radiographs (x-rays)

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Two X-rays of thoracic spine, anterior-posterior and lateral views, showing an opacification to the right of the spinal column with erosion of the adjacent vertebral body. The identity of the patient is known.

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Original Annotation (back): "S/2421; 30.8.50. [patient name] Dr. La[y]tham. Shows calcifying hydatid probably growing from body of [D10 fluid?] going by its posterior location in the lateral plus [scalloping?] of adjacent vertebral body. Same case as hydatid of pelvis."

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20,5cm x 25,5cm

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Listed documents: Item ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_03_13

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