Cutaneous findings in mummies from the British Museum

K S Leslie, N J Levell, S L B Dove

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This paper describes pathological abnormalities visible on the skin of mummies in the British Museum, London, and the photographic methods used to record their appearances. Although the mummification process limits the clinical information available, features compatible with eczema were identified for only the second time in mummified remains.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)156-162
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Visual Communication in Medicine
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005

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