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Specimen 5

Ribs. Portions of 11th and 12th ribs showing fractures and adjacent callus (FIG. 1). 05_enlarge.pdf

Specimen 12

Femur. Tubular sequestrum from amputated stump. 12_enlarge.pdf


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Specimen 2

Tibia/Fibula. The tibia consists almost entirely of a sequestrum surrounded by a thick involuculum. The origin of several sinuses (FIG. 1) are evident on the surface. The fibula is united to the...

Specimen 7

Femur. Fracture of the upper third of the shaft with poor apposition, united by irregular callus (FIG. 1).

Specimen 23

Femur. Stump showing a sequestrum partly covered by a conical involucrum. 23_enlarge.pdf

Specimen 22

Femur. The entire shaft is necrotic (FIG. 1, sequestrum) and partially encased by an irregular involucrum.