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Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516): paleopathology of the medieval disabled and its relation to the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010.

  title={Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516): paleopathology of the medieval disabled and its relation to the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010.},
  author={Jan Dequeker and Guy Fabry and L J Vanopdenbosch},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  volume={3 11},
BACKGROUND At the start of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010, a paleopathologic study of the physically disabled may yield information and insight on the prevalence of crippling disorders and attitudes towards the afflicted in the past compared to today. OBJECTIVE To analyze "The procession of the Cripples," a representative drawing of 31 disabled individuals by Hieronymus Bosch in 1500. METHODS Three specialists--a rheumatologist, an orthopedic surgeon and a neurologist--analyzed each… 
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