The maid of the Bridal Room by Andrea Mantegna (1431–1506) shows evidence of hypopituitary dwarfism and neurofibromatosis type-1
- MedicineJournal of the Neurological Sciences
Literature review: Genetic conditions or anomalies in artworks
- ArtAmerican journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics
This is a literature review of publications describing artworks that include depictions of individuals with suspected genetic conditions or congenital anomalies. Types of artwork described in the…
Early history of the different forms of neurofibromatosis from ancient Egypt to the British Empire and beyond: First descriptions, medical curiosities, misconceptions, landmarks, and the persons behind the syndromes
- HistoryAmerican journal of medical genetics. Part A
The earliest examples of neurofibromatosis (in this case type 1, NF1) can be traced in the Ebers Papyrus (Ancient Egypt, 1.500 B.C.), in a Hellenistic statuette (Smyrna, 323 B.C.), in the coinage of…
Evidence of neurofibromatosis type 1 in a multi-morbid Inca child mummy: A paleoradiological investigation using computed tomography
- MedicinePloS one
CT examination of the Inca bundle proved to be an important non-destructive examination method that allowed for diagnoses of several diseases, indicating a multi-morbid child at the time of death.
Palaeopathology of the earlobe crease (Frank's sign): New insights from Renaissance art.
- ArtInternational journal of cardiology
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National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement: Geriatric Assessment Methods for Clinical Decision‐making
- MedicineJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
To deal with the exceedingly difficult health care issues posed by frail elderly persons, health professionals need to collect, organize, and use a vast array of clinically relevant information.
A case of Horton's disease (with its potential neurological symptoms) depicted in a portrait by Andrea Mantegna
- MedicineNeurological Sciences
The painting ‘‘Portrait of a Man in Profile’’ (Fig. 1) shows an aged man in a lateral pose whose extremely realistically depicted traits immediately capture the onlooker’s attention, and may suggest that the subject suffered from Horton's disease.