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Portrait No. 40

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Title:

Other title:
Woo Pun

Description:
Duplicate of PE "goiter boy." Lobulated tumor of the left neck.

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Date:
1830-1850

Resource type:
Oil painting

Artist:

Dimensions:
61 cm x 47 cm

Original format:
Framed, oil on board

Collection:
Peter Parker Collection

Rights:
Yale University

Repository:
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library. Historical Library

Date available:
2004-07-16

Case Summary from Peter Parker's Journal (May 22, 1937) "Woo Pun, aged 41, a shoemaker, had been afflicted seventeen years with a large unshaped tumor on the left side of his neck. The tumor was 2 feet in circumference and weighed 7 pounds. The patient scarce uttered a groan. In twenty minutes he was comfortable in bed.