Cast of child with tumor, 1876 [WAM 04635]

Dublin Core

Title

Cast of child with tumor, 1876 [WAM 04635]

Subject

Neoplasms
Plaster Casts
Child
Faces
Head
Tumors
Silvie, Frank, d. 1876

Description

Hollow plaster case of head, neck, and upper portion of thorax of 10 year old boy with tumor on left side, painted white

Abstract

Frank Silvie entered the Massachusetts General Hospital on February 2, 1875. The tumor was then of 2 years' duration. His general health was good until November and then declined. He died on February 16, 1876 at age 10. No increase in white blood corpuscles found during life. The tumor structure was found to be that of a lymph glad; large glands imbedded in fibrous tissue and forming a compact mass. Many of the glands at the borders were the size of pigeon's eggs. Extended into the mediastina, along the spine and found in the liver, spleen, kidneys, and mucous membrane of trachea and lungs.

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1876

Is Part Of

Casts

Is Referenced By

Boston Medical and Surgical Journal
Massachusetts General Hospital Records
Warren Anatomical Museum typed catalog record

Format

image

Type

physical object

Identifier

Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number: 04635

Provenance

Purchased through the Museum Fund for the Warren Anatomical Museum in 1876.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Cast

Physical Dimensions

38 H x 30 W x 19 D cm

Files

04635_v2.JPG
cast child hq copy bw.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Cast of child with tumor, 1876 [WAM 04635],” OnView, accessed July 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/5817.