Papers relating to a young woman with a large tumour

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Case history of patient under the care of Dr Watt, Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

The young woman had a long pendulous tumour hanging above the loft orbit and died in the Royal Infirmary. The face was modelled by Dr Thomas Patterson and dissected by Dr James Murie, at that time pathologist to the Infirmary. The parts, preserved in spirit, were placed in the Pathological Museum of the Infirmary.