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19th Century trepanning treatment. Illustration showing a patient undergoing trepanation. Trepanning is the process by which a hole (burr hole) is drilled in a patient's skull to treat health problems related to intracranial diseases or to release pressure caused by blood build-up from an injury. Published in 'Illustrated Medicine' by Dr. Gerard (November 1887).
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