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Skull Trephination

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Trephination is an ancient medical technique dating back to the time of the Egyptians. A trephine is a small surgical instrument used to burr a hole into the skull to access the intracranial structures.

Skull Trephination

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Citation

“Skull Trephination,” Heritage, accessed November 13, 2019, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1405.