Item 009 - Hydatids of liver and peritoneum

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_01_009


Hydatids of liver and peritoneum


  • 1942 (Creation)

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2 mounted photographs (black and white)

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An adult man, head and torso, frontal view and profile, showing a grossly distended abdomen. A cloth is held around his waist by the hand of an assistant. The patient is a male adult, 29 years old. The identity of the patient is known.


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Original Annotation (back): "6/10/42 [patient name] 29; Hydatids - liver & peritoneeum. 1a"

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16,5cm x 21cm

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Linked documents: Item ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_01_010

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