Item 14 - Hydatid cyst of lung

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_14


Hydatid cyst of lung


  • 1950 (Creation)

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1 mounted photograph (black and white)

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A specimen, with guide rule, lobulated encapsulated mass 3 inches (7.5cm) in diameter, evidently a cyst removed from the lung. The identity of the patient is known.


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Original Annotation (back): "S/23[3?]5; 27/11/50; 213409 [patient name] B4; Dr Phillips; Hydatid cyst of lung."

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16,5cm x 21cm

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