Item 10 - Hydatid cyst of femur

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_10


Hydatid cyst of femur


  • 1950 (Creation)

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2 mounted photographs (black and white)

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An adult man shown from the waist down, supine on white bedding, showing a very large swelling of the entire right thigh, with wasting of the leg below the knee.


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Original Annotation (back): "S/2320; 25/10/50 also 1945; [patient name] 40 A.4. See photo of X Ray; Hydatid cyst of femur."

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16,5cm x 21cm

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Linked documents: Item ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_11; Item ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_12

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