Item Details

Tonsillotome

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal
Summary
Mathieu's tonsillotome, patented February 19 and July 9, 1895. The sharp points can be extended and are used for the removal of tonsils. This form of the tonsillotome was developed by Auguste Mathieu (1872-1929).
Date Created
1895; circa 1895
Description
2 x 23 x 6.5 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00131
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