Item 20 - Hydatid cysts of abdomen, leg and eye

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_20


Hydatid cysts of abdomen, leg and eye


  • 1951 (Creation)

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2 mounted photographs (black and white)

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Two mid-face views of an adult man showing proptosis of the left eye. The patient is male, over 60 years old. The identity of the patient is known.


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Original Annotation (back): "S/2392; 18/5/51; 237040 [patient name] +60; B4; 3 Cards - 1; See X-Ray; Hydatic cysts of abdomen, leg and eye"

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16,5cm x 21cm

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Linked documents: Item ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_21; Item ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_22

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