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Edward Everett Fong

Born 1912
Died

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American radiologist, born 1912.

Biography of Edward Everett Fong

Fong described the iliac horns as a chance radiological finding in a woman on whom intravenous pyelography was performed. He was at the time a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps (1945).

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