MORTAL GUNSHOT WOUND IN AN EARLY 19th CENTURY MUMMY FROM CENTRAL ITALY

The crypt of the church of the "Saints Jesus and Mary" of Borgo Cerreto, a village near Spoleto…


Quando la paleopatologia e’ arte… Ritratto “espressionista” di fegato mummificato

Nonostante le marcate alterazioni postmortali, gli organi interni risultano spesso ben conservati…


Paleoandrology and prostatic hyperplasia in italian mummies (xv-xix centuries)

Prostatic hyperplasia, a very common condition today, was well known in the past as cause for…


K-ras mutation in the carcinoma of ferrante i of aragon, king of naples (1431-1494)

The autopsy performed on the artificial mummy of Ferrante I of Aragon, King of Naples and leading…


The blessed christina from spoleto: a case of 15th century artificial mummy from umbria (central italy)

The study of the artificial mummy of the Blessed Christine (c. 1432-1458) from Spoleto (Umbria,…


Prostatic enlargement in the mummy of pandolfo iii malatesta (1370-1427)

Pandolfo III Malatesta (1370-1427) was a leading figure of the Italian Renaissance. He was General…


Le mummie Aragonesi in San Domenico Maggiore di Napoli

Lo studio delle mummie, naturali ed ar­tificiali, della Basilica di S. Domenico Maggiore a Napoli…


HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV) IN A 16th CENTURY ITALIAN MUMMY

Anogenital warts or condylomata acuminata are virus-induced skin papillomas of the external…


THE MUMMY OF CANGRANDE DELLA SCALA LORD OF VERONA (1291-1329) A case of Medieval acute Digitalis intoxication

Cangrande della Scala (1291-1329), lord of Verona, suddenly died of acute diarrheic illness on 22…


Autopsy and embalming of the medici grand dukes of florence (16th-18th centuries)

The exploration of the Medici tombs in Florence allowed us to study 20 individuals, currently…


La paleopatologia delle mummie: una sfida “quasi” tutta italiana

In questi ultimi anni i metodi di studio delle mummie si sono notevolmente perfezionati. Si è…