Lithotomy forceps 17th century


A very early wrongt iron lithotomy forceps (17th century). It is a surgical instrument for removal of calculi, stones formed inside certain hollow organs, such as the kidneys (kidney stones), bladder (bladder stones), and gallbladder (gallstones), that cannot exit naturally through the urinary system or biliary tract. Look for reference in the book antique medical instrument by bennion on page 90. Lenght 14 cm

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