Depiction of goitre in an Etruscan Genucilia Terracotta plate (late 5th-early 4th BCE)

Elena Varotto, Francesco M Galassi, Donatella Lippi, Raffaella Bianucci

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Abstract

A vast body of artistic evidence supports the existence of thyroid disease in ancient times including Classical Antiquity . Since endocrinological pathologies are rarely identified in mummified or embalmed remains, the origin of endocrinological pathologies in soft tissues has been traced back thanks to realistic artworks...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1273-1274
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Endocrinological Investigation
Volume45
Issue number6
Early online date4 Aug 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2022

Keywords

  • Antiquity
  • Endocrinology
  • Etruscan
  • Goitre
  • Palaeopathology
  • Thyroid

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