|Title||Paper, 'Case of a fracture in the scull [sic]' by William Cheselden|
|Description||Cheselden describes a case of a schoolgirl who sustained a head injury whilst playing by a river. Cheselden found that she had a fracture across the os bregmatis [parietal bone] and trephined her skull on three occasions. She recovered successfully.|
Read to the Royal Society on 18 January 1721 .
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
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|NA6580||Cheselden; William (1688 - 1752)||1688 - 1752|