Brief communication: earliest cranial surgery in North America.

Abstract

The archaeological evidence of ancient cranial surgery is limited to cases of trepanation and cauterization. I report here on the only known case of cranial surgery in direct association with the osseous image of a non-trauma-induced soft tissue lesion (sinus pericranii). This case, from Alameda County, California (Late Middle Period, ca. 300-500 AD), is… (More)

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@article{Richards1995BriefCE, title={Brief communication: earliest cranial surgery in North America.}, author={Gary D Richards}, journal={American journal of physical anthropology}, year={1995}, volume={98 2}, pages={203-9} }