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Harry Eastlack, age 13.

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Title

Harry Eastlack, age 13.

Subject

Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva
Eastlack, Harry, 1933-1973

Description

This collection of images shows Harry Eastlack, who suffered from fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, at age 13. Eastlack's skeleton was donated to science for researching his condition following his death by pneumonia. It is now on display at the Mütter Museum and continues to serve as a valuable object in the research of fibrodysplasia, being one of the few intact skeletons in the world.
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Source

Historical Medical Photographs, Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1946

Relation

Identifier

F200424_photo_reduced

Coverage

20th Century

Date Created

2015

Citation

“Harry Eastlack, age 13.,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed November 26, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/4417.