Cranial trepanation in The Egyptian

  title={Cranial trepanation in The Egyptian},
  author={Susana Collado-V{\'a}zquez and Jes{\'u}s Mar{\'i}a Carrillo},
Abstract Introduction Medicine and literature have been linked from ancient times; proof of this shown by the many doctors who have made contributions to literature and the many writers who have described medical activities and illnesses in their works. An example is The Egyptian , the book by Mika Waltari that provides a masterly narration of the protagonist's medical activity and describes the trepanation technique. Development The present work begins with the analysis of trepanations since… Expand
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