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Anatomy in the Gallery

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 10 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:606
  1. Chloe Veltman, freelance writer (
  1. San Francisco, United States

A rotating exhibition programme at the International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, United States. The current installations will be on display until 22 April 2005

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A small, blue blanket sits upon a medical examination table, as if a child has mislaid it there. It looks soft, but feels surprisingly rough to the touch. Upon closer inspection, the blanket reveals itself to be crocheted not out of wool but from …

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