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Aphrodite J. Hofsommer drawing of a man's head in profile, created for publication by Ellis Fischel.
- 1930 (Creation)
Reproduction of a pen and ink drawing : b&w ; 22 x 28 cm.
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Handwritten caption on the back of the drawing reads: "For Elis [sic] Fischel / cancer of the larynx." This drawing was published in Ellis Fischel, Unilateral block resection of the lymph nodes of the neck for carcinoma, American Journal of Surgery, October , 1935, page 27. Caption in paper begins: FIG. I. Position of head and neck, and skin skin incisions. A-B begins posterior to mastoid process, passes a finger-breadth beIow angle of jaw and is continued to beyond midline over body of hyoid bone. C-D is carried aImost vertically downward, curving at a convenient point outward across clavicle toward acromion process.
Folder includes a reprint of Fischel's article titled "Rational Therapy for Cancer of the Lower Lip." from the American Journal of Cancer, Vol. XV, No. 3, July, 1931.
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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.
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