Doyen's myoma screw

Made:
1901-1930 in Birmingham
maker:
Claudius Ash

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Doyen's myoma screw, for use per vaginam, by Ash of Birmingham, steel, nickel plated, early 20th century, relic of Dr. Christopher Martin

A myoma is a benign (non-cancerous) tumour in the muscle of the uterus. A myoma screw is used in surgery to remove such fibroids. The fibroid is ‘screwed’ and clamped before removal.

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A647810
type:
myoma screws, surgery (genito-urinary) and doyen, myoma screws, surgery (genito-urinary) and vaginal
credit:
Martin, M.

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