Item 09 - Hydatid cyst of spine

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_09


Hydatid cyst of spine


  • 1950 (Creation)

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1 mounted radiograph (x-ray)

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X-ray of the thoracic spine, myelogram showing complete obstruction, myelogram needle in view. The patient is female, 18 years old.The identity of the patient is known.


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Original Annotation (back): "S/2270; 30.6.50. 123979 [patient name] 18; C9; Dr [de?] V. Hamman; 2 Cards; 2; See photograph of operation; Hydatid cyst of spine"

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20,5cm x 25,5cm

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Linked documents: ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_07

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