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Image number: RS.10266
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‘The superficial lymphatic vessels of the left lower extremity’

Date

1801

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

After

Object type

Library reference

Tracts/234/1

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 200mm
width (print): 112mm

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy

Content object

Description

Diagram showing the anatomy of the lymphatic vessels and bones of the left leg.

Annotations:

A-Poupart’s ligament
B-Marks out the situation and extent of the sharp edge of the pubis, with the lymphatics wrapping round it, and dipping down into, the cavity of the pelvis.
C-Bougies passed into the Iliac artery and vein, which have the deep seated lymphatics upon them.
D-The Symphysis Pubis

Plate 2 from An Inquiry into the Nature and Cause of that Swelling in One or Both of the Lower Extremities which sometimes happens to lying-in women by Charles White (FRS), 1801 (Manchester, W. Shelmerdine & Co.). Inscribed: ‘Pl. 2’.

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