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Prehistoric medical procedure tool uses holes dug into the man's skull. The practice is intended to relieve pressure from a severe headache or to release the demons out of his head. At the end of the operation, most of the patients, it was made for the killing.

by modern medicine still Trepanning a subdural hemorrhage, although part of the skull is removed as soon as possible.

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