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August 1970

Treatment of Infected Cyst of the Back in Ancient China

Author Affiliations

Cincinnati; Taipei, Taiwan

From the Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati (Dr. Goldman) and the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (Sung Yu).

Arch Dermatol. 1970;102(2):218-219. doi:10.1001/archderm.1970.04000080090019

Medicine in art from ancient China is rare. A 12th century picture of the treatment of an infected cyst of the back is presented.

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