Item 25 - Hydatid lower thigh

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ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_25


Hydatid lower thigh


  • 1951 (Creation)

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1 mounted photograph (black and white)

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Five opaque cysts, with guide rule, ranging in size from 1.5 to 3cm in diameter, evidently removed from the thigh. The patient is female, 33 years old. The identity of the patient is known.


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Original Annotation (back): "S/2430; 21/7/51; 241695 [patient name] 33; B4; Hydatid lower thigh; 3 Cards; 3"

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16,5cm x 21cm

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Linked documents: Item ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_24; Item ZA UCT PLC_001_H_HDT_04_26

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