Whistler's laryngeal cutting dilator, early 20th century.

Image number: 10287730

Whistler's laryngeal cutting dilator, early 20th century.

This instrument was designed for operations to treat stenosis (narrowing) of the larynx. It is made of steel with nickel plating, by Down of London, and is shown together with spare heads.

Image number:
10287730
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:42
Image rights:
Science Museum