Woman with elaborate hairstyle and hairpins. Same costume as portrait #14 - possibly Manchurian - facing viewer's right. Malignant tumor of left breast. Twelfth Report of the Ophthalmic Hospital in Canton, from 1842- 1843, Chinese Repository, vol. 13, 1844, p. 308: Schirrus breast, Siáu Kin, aged 37 of Nánhái, has schirrus enlargement of the left breast about two feet round at its base, and weighed 4 2/3 lbs after removal. Assisted by Dr. Macgowan it was extirpated in less than two minutes, and the patient dressed and in bed in twenty. In three weeks the patient returned home in good health. Donated by Peter Parker to the Yale School of Medicine and transferred to the Historical Library.
Breast Cancer Breast Neoplasms Medicine, Chinese Missions and Missionaries Missions, Medical Neoplasms Tumors
Case No. 10675 Parker, Peter, 1804-1888 Siáu Kin
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