From the chapter PART III Diary of the book “Guru Ramana – Memories and Notes” by S. S. Cohen.

22nd February, 1949

About a fortnight ago, the Ashram Doctor, Dr. Shankar Rao, assisted by Dr. Srinivasa Rao, removed a very small growth from the left elbow of the Maharshi, since when it has remained bandaged; but today the bandage has been removed and it is left exposed – it is presumed to have healed.