Title: Kwan Meiurh
Secondary Title: Woman with diseased breast
Description: By Lam Qua, oil on canvas, 24 x 18 inches, ca. 1838. Courtesy of the Gordon Museum
Tumor: diseased breast fungoid
Case Number: 5583
Year: 1838
Modern Suggestion: Giant Fibro-Adenoma of the Breast, according the doctors consulted by the Gordon Museum
Credit: Courtesy of the Gordon Museum
Dr. Peter Parker's Case History
t had received, occasioned. She is most rapidly recovering." A later note suggests that the patient made a full recovery.
Additional Commentary
knife of a foreigner." Parker's sense of the patient's "deliverance" is the only hint of religiosity in the account. He directs his real animus against the quackery and maltreatent that the patient suffered at the hands of Chinese practitioners.

The Mysteries of Lam Qua: Medical Portraiture in China 1836 - 1855
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