Evidence of neurofibromatosis type 1 in a multi-morbid Inca child mummy: A paleoradiological investigation using computed tomography

@inproceedings{Panzer2017EvidenceON,
  title={Evidence of neurofibromatosis type 1 in a multi-morbid Inca child mummy: A paleoradiological investigation using computed tomography},
  author={Stephanie Panzer and Holger Wittig and Stephanie Zesch and Wilfried Rosendahl and Sandra Blache and M M{\"u}ller-Gerbl and Gerhard Hotz},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE In this study, an Inca bundle was examined using computed tomography (CT). The primary aim was to determine the preservation status of bony and soft tissues, the sex, the age at the time of death, possible indicators for disease or even the cause of death, as well as the kind of mummification. A secondary aim was to obtain a brief overview of the wrapping in order to gain additional information on the cultural background. MATERIALS AND METHODS The bundle belongs to the Museum of… CONTINUE READING

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