Item 007 - Retro-ocula hydatid

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_02_007


Retro-ocula hydatid


  • 1946 (Creation)

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4 mounted photographs (black and white)

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A young boy, two sets of frontal and right lateral views of his head and neck, one set with eyes open and the second with eyes closed, showing extreme proptosis of the right eye, with a swelling apparent posterior to the eye. The patient is a male child, 7 years old. The identity of the patient is known.


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Original Annotation (back): "4/10/46; 8/10/46 [patient name] 7; Retro-ocula hydatid - before & after puncture. Eye blind. 17 a&b"

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16,5cm x 21cm

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Sensitive content: the patient is identifiable; depiction of a minor

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