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Stitch in time saves nine, surgeons warn : the opening of the external oblique layer of muscle is spread
One of twelve images shows the progression of an appendix-removal surgery. The opening of the external oblique layer of muscle is spread, revealing the internal oblique muscle, which is split in the direction of its fibers.
10 x 11.7 cm
- still image
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- The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection
- Chicago Sunday Tribune (December 3, 1933), p. 8