Cow heart with tapeworm pathology

1. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) (estab. 1927)
2. Keith Macrae Bowden
22 Sep 1964
Sectioned heart of a male domestic cow (Bos taurus). From the original record: "History: incidental finding. Macroscopic: Projecting into the muscle and the pericardial cavity measuring 13 x 9 x 10cm. The wall is partly calcified and has a yellowish lining with some membrane present. Microscopic: Shows that the cyst is lined by fibrous tissue containing inflammatory cells and masses of calcium. The heart muscle does not show any lesion. Final diagnosis: degenerating hydatid of bullock's heart."

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22 Sep 1964
Accession number
original/labels ▫ R.A.C.S. Spec no. 1098 GENERAL PATHOLOGY
Object type
Harry Brookes Allen Museum Pathology Category
Harry Brookes Allen Museum Anatomy Category


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