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Offline Mr. Bill

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DIY appendectomy in Antarctica
« on: April 10, 2010, 02:22:50 PM »
Auto-appendectomy in the Antarctic: case report
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...After several weeks Rogozov fell ill. He noticed symptoms of weakness, malaise, nausea, and, later, pain in the upper part of his abdomen, which shifted to the right lower quadrant. His body temperature rose to 37.5°C. Rogozov wrote in his diary:

"It seems that I have appendicitis. ..."
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Re: DIY appendectomy in Antarctica
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2010, 12:22:21 AM »
Those are some wild pictures

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Re: DIY appendectomy in Antarctica
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2010, 04:26:49 PM »
 Amazing!

 Guess this is a classic "two is one and one is none" with X=Surgeon.

 I'm glad he is well.