Item 001 - Hydatid cyst communicating with thigh

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_02_001


Hydatid cyst communicating with thigh


  • 1966 (Creation)

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1 mounted photograph (black and white)

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An adult man, frontal view of waist, pelvis and thighs, showing a lower lateral abdominal mass bulging above the right inguinal ligament. Possible scarification of adjacent abdominal skin. The genitals are clearly visible. The patient is male. The identity of the patient is known.


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Original Annotation (back): "S/3394; 6/10/66; GSH; 19040/62 [patient name] GSH Photo 7325; 17/7/62; Hydatid cyst communicating [with?] thigh through fem. canal."

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20,5cm x 25,5cm

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