Item 005 - Hydatid of kidney

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_02_005


Hydatid of kidney


  • 1954 (Creation)

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1 mounted radiograph (x-ray) and 1 mounted photograph (black and white)

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X-ray of the abdomen and pelvis, anterior-posterior view, showing calcification in the region of the left kidney. Also a specimen, with guide rule, a bisected encapsulated multicystic mass 7 inches (18cm) in greatest diameter, evidently the resected kidney. The patient is 70 years old. The identity of the patient is known.


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Original Annotation (back): "S/2690; 17/8/54; 98900 [name of patient] 70; Urology [Dept?] (Dr Jacobson); Hydatid of Kidney & XRay"

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20,5cm x 25,5cm

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