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A surgeon applying a cautery iron to clearly defined points on a woman's lower abdomen (indicating spleen?). Pen drawing after a tenth century manuscript.

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22306i
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See further: R. Herrlinger, History of medical illustration, Munich 1970, pp. 31-32

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1 drawing : pen

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Ad splen incendictur sic.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22306i

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The original is from: Bibliothèque Laurenziana, Florence, codex LXXIII.41, c. 1050, formerly owned by Gabriele de Zerbi (1445-1505)

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