Humerus varus deformity in Roman period burials from Kellis 2, Dakhleh, Egypt.

@article{Molto2000HumerusVD,
  title={Humerus varus deformity in Roman period burials from Kellis 2, Dakhleh, Egypt.},
  author={J. E. Molto},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2000},
  volume={113 1},
  pages={
          103-9
        }
}
  • J. E. Molto
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • Humerus varus deformity (HVD) occurs unilaterally in a female (#85) skeleton and bilaterally in a male (#124) from Kellis 2, a Roman period cemetery (circa 300-450 AD) from Dakhleh, Egypt. The affected humeri were shortened, their glenohumeral joints deformed, and their upper diaphyses were angulated. The skeletons were otherwise normal. The severity of the changes suggests that the underlying growth disturbances occurred early in postnatal development. The differential diagnosis considers the… CONTINUE READING
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