The Edwin Smith Papyrus
Case Thirty-Eight

TITLE: Instructions concerning a split in his upper arm.

EXAMINATION: If thou examinest a man having a split in his upper arm, (and) thou shouldst find the swelling protruding, on the outside of that split, which is in his upper arm.

DIAGNOSIS: Thou shouldst say concerning him: "One having a split in his upper arm. An ailment which I will treat."

TREATMENT: Thou shouldst bind it with ymrw(?); thou shouldst treat it afterward with honey, every day until he recovers.

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