The Edwin Smith Papyrus
PERFORATION OF THE BONE
IN THE REGION OF THE MAXILLA
AND THE ZYGOMA
TITLE: Instructions concerning a perforation in his cheek.
EXAMINATION: If thou examinest a man having a perforation in his cheek, shouldst thou find there is a swelling, protruding and black, (and) diseased tissue upon his cheek.
DIAGNOSIS: Thou shouldst say concerning him: "One having a perforation in his cheek, An ailment which I will treat."
TREATMENT: Thou shouldst bind it with ---------- and treat it afterward with grease (and) honey every day until he recovers.
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