Arch Iran Med. 2017;20: 0.
PMID: 28287815
Scopus ID: 85014733299
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History of Medicine in Iran

A Classical Wooden Vaginal Speculum Mentioned in Old Medical Manuscripts

Selim Kadıoğlu, Oya Ögenler*, İlter Uzel
*Corresponding Author: Email: oyaogenler@gmail.com


The subject of this paper is the story of an ancient medical instrument. This instrument is a wooden vaginal speculum used in classical and Islamic medicine. Its drawings can be found in Abulcasis al-Zahrawi’s and Şerefeddin Sabuncuoğlu’s illustrated books of surgery. 

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ePublished: 01 Mar 2017
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