Portrait No. 64

Creator:
Lam Qua, 1801-1860
Published/Created:
1834-1855
Physical Description:
61 cm. x 47 cm.
Materials:
Framed, oil on board
Notes:
Older man with small tumorous mass.
Twelfth Report, Chinese Repository, vol. 13, 1844, p. 305: March 13th, Steatomatous tumor, Wáng I, aged 48 of Nánhái, with a tumor more than a foot round at the base, situated at the course of the linea alba, between the umbilicus and sternum. It commenced more than twenty two years ago, and for nearly a year had been in an ulcerated state fungoid and fetid state. The tenseness of the skin allowed it but slight motion, and as it was uncertain how deep it extended, the only chance of prolonging his life was to extirpate it. Assisted by Drs. Marjoribanks and O’Sullivan, it was removed. It was found to originate from the lingua alba and the fascia of the rectus muscles – to which it adhered by a broad base, and which were distinctly seen after the operation. In little more than a month he was discharged cured.
Donated by Peter Parker to the Yale School of Medicine and transferred to the Historical Library.
Variant Titles:
Wáng I
Topics:
Medicine, Chinese
Missions and Missionaries
Missions, Medical
Neoplasms
Tumors
Topics:
China
Topics:
Case No. 9600
Parker, Peter, 1804-1888
Wáng I
Genre:
paintings (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Peter Parker Collection
Yale Collection:
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Digital Collection:
Lam Qua's Portraits of Peter Parker's Patients
OID:
15948706
PID:
digcoll:2795070