The Edwin Smith Papyrus
Case Twenty-Four
A FRACTURE OF THE MANDIBLE

TITLE: Instructions concerning a fracture in his mandible.

EXAMINATION: If thou examinest a man having a fracture in his mandible, thou shouldst place thy hand upon it, Shouldst thou find that fracture crepitating under thy fingers.

DIAGNOSIS: Thou shouldst say concerning him: "One having a fracture in his mandible, over which a wound has been inflicted, --------- (and) he has fever from it. An ailment not to be treated."

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