Human Horns: A Historical Review and Clinical Correlation

  title={Human Horns: A Historical Review and Clinical Correlation},
  author={R. Tubbs and M. Smyth and J. Wellons and J. Blount and W. J. Oakes},
  • R. Tubbs, M. Smyth, +2 authors W. J. Oakes
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Neurosurgery
  • OBJECTIVEAccounts of bony human horns originating from the cranium are found peppered throughout the early medical literature. This study reviews the extant literature regarding these entities to elucidate their authenticity. METHODSWe reviewed both historical and current literature as well as osteological material from our anatomy laboratories for accounts or observations of bony outgrowths of the calvaria in humans. RESULTSHuman horns seem to be mentioned more frequently in the historical… CONTINUE READING
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