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On arterial lesions found in Egyptian mummies (1580 B.C. - 525 A.D.)

Ruffer, Marc Armand Sir

On arterial lesions found in Egyptian mummies (1580 B.C. - 525 A.D.)

by Ruffer, Marc Armand Sir

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mummies -- Egypt.,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marc Armand Ruffer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [453]-462, [3] leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages462
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18989053M

    Marc Ruffer described arterial lesions in hundreds of Egyptian mummies in and Graham Shattock noted atheromatous deposits in the aorta of King Menephtah in ; these findings were later confirmed by John Harris and Edward Wente's radiological survey in , which additionally reported vascular calcification in the mummies of Ramesses II, Ramesses III, Sethos I, Ramesses V, and Ramesses by:   This is the first evidence of earlier-stage lesions in mummies from different parts of the world, the researchers wrote. Earlier studies found later-stage arterial plaque in mummies from Greenland dating to years ago, and in Egyptian mummies dating to more than 3, years ago.

    (B) Aortic and iliac calcification in the mummy of an Egyptian woman (mummy 38) aged 45–50 years, of unknown era from ancient Egypt, who was found in the Fayoum Oasis. (C) Aortic and iliac calcification in the mummy of an Ancestral Puebloan woman (mummy ), aged 46–51 years, of the Basket Maker culture ( BCE to CE), found in a Cited by: The 20 mummies with definite or probable atherosclerosis were older at time of death (mean age ± years) than the mummies with CV tissue but no atherosclerosis (mean age ± years, p mummies had evidence of severe arterial atherosclerosis with calcifications in virtually every arterial by:

      Leprosy in ancient times. Most medical historians believe that leprosy originated in Egypt, and the leprosy bacillus called mycobacterium leprae has been found in at least one mummy that also showed the typical scaly evidence of the disease on its skin. Atherosclerosis was common in ancient humans: Results of the Horus study of ancient Egyptian mummies Article in Journal of the American College of Cardiology 57(14) April with 69 Reads.


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On arterial lesions found in Egyptian mummies (1580 B.C. - 525 A.D.) by Ruffer, Marc Armand Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn by: On arterial lesions found in Egyptian mummies.

Pathol. & Bacteriol. RUFFER M. A., Studies in the paleopathology of Egypt, University of Chicago Press, Chicago. SANDISON A. T., The study of nummified and dried ARTERIOSCLEROSIS IN EGYPTIAN MUMMIES.

Two mummies had evidence of severe arterial atherosclerosis with calcifications in virtually every arterial bed. Definite coronary atherosclerosis was present in 2 mummies, including a princess who lived between and by: Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 58) Abstract Arterial disease has been described in Egyptian mummies of the second century B.C.

1 However these lesions are not atherosclerotic but consisted of the medial calcification of Monckeberg’s sclerosis which is well developed in the long arteries of the by: 1. Atherosclerosis in Ancient Egyptian Mummies: The Horus Study [] Footnotes. This work was funded by the Paleocardiology Foundation from contributions by Siemens, () On arterial lesions found in Egyptian Mummies Cited by: Atherosclerosis is an ancient disease.

1 More than a century ago, atherosclerotic lesions were found in Egyptian mummies dating back to bc. 2 In autopsy studies of mummies from different geographical locations, calcified lesions have been identified in almost all arterial beds.

3 These calcified lesions were found in the famed mummies of Egyptian pharaohs 2 and in mummies Author: Mohammad Madjid, Payam Safavi-Naeini, Robert Lodder.

PDF | On Jun 2,M. Madjid and others published High Prevelance of Atherosclerosis in Arteries of Ancient Mummies Determined by Near Infrared Spectroscopy. | Find, read and cite all the. Peripheral artery disease in an Egyptian mummy. Annular valve stenosis in the heart of an Egyptian mummy.

Ma — Atherosclerosis is usually considered to be a disease of modern human beings, related to contemporary risk factors such as smoking, obesity and lack of exercise. However, the researchers suggest that the high prevalence of atherosclerosis in pre-modern.

Arterial lesions spanned the coronary, carotid, iliac, femoral, and tibial vessels. 16 Another study found the incidence of atherosclerosis in Egyptian mummies (38%) comparable with that of other ancient civilizations. 17 With an average lifespan of 36 years (20% longer than the predynastic era), 2 a diet free from modern viands, and a lifestyle that involved extensive physical labor, perhaps one might Cited by: 4.

A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel : Gene Koprowski. The oldest mummy in whom the group found hardened arteries was Lady Rai, a nursemaid to a famous queen, who died in about B.C.

when she was between 30 and 40 years old. Thompson said the. Ancient Egyptian mummies have also been found to have anthraco 60, The earliest human evidence of domestic smoke inhalation comes from the sooty deposits suggestive of anthracosis on the inner surface of ribs in burials from the city of Catalhöyük 8, years ago in southern Tur 62, Cited by: Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives uses the latest CT scanning technology to take you beneath the mummy wrappings and discover six unique individuals.

He found evidence of atherosclerosis on autopsy of multiple Egyptian mummies and mummified limbs and presented his findings at the Cairo Scientific Society in December. Ruffer received these specimens from archeological colleagues who were asked to excavate ancient Egyptian tombs prior to the expected downstream flooding that would occur with the raising of the height of the Aswan Dam Cited by: atherosclerosis in ancient Egyptian mummies.

JAMA ; – David R. A guide to religious ritual at Abydos. Warminster: Aris and Phillips, Harris JE, Wente EF, eds. An X-ray atlas of the royal mummies. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, Ruff er MA.

On arterial lesions found in Egyptian mummies ( BC– AD). Computed Tomographic Examples of Atherosclerosis in Ancient Egyptian Mummies and a Contemporary Human View Large Download A, Axial computed tomographic (CT) image demonstrating calcification in the wall of the thoracic aorta (arrowhead) at the level of the aortic arch in the mummy of Lady Rai, who lived during the early 18th Egyptian dynasty Cited by:   Earlier studies found later-stage arterial plaque in mummies from Greenland dating to years ago, and in Egyptian mummies dating to more than 3, years ago.

For instance, an extensive and detailed description of cross-sectional features of Egyptian mummies can be found in a recently published radiologic textbook by Raven and Taconis (, 15), and a broad overview on features of geographic mummification is given by Arthur C.

Aufderheide (, 16) in his textbook The Scientific Study of by:   Heart disease found in Egyptian mummies Date: Novem Source: University of California - Irvine Summary: Hardening of the arteries has been detected in Egyptian mummies, some as old as.

“Computed tomography has been used previously in mummies to detect arterial calcification, which is a marker of later-stage atherosclerosis. Here, using the novel approach of near-infrared spectroscopy, we detected cholesterol-rich atherosclerotic plaques in arterial samples from ancient mummies.

In one instance, acid-fast-staining bacilli were identified in vertebral bone, pulmonary lesions were present, and blood was found in the trachea. This mummy dates between and years before the present. However, there are no clear references to tuberculosis in Egyptian by: On arterial lesions found in Egyptian mumies (B.C On dwarfs and other deformed persons in Ancient Egypt',Author: A T Sandison.

Egyptian mummy shows signs of rare, painful disease let the researchers use it to study the mummy of an Egyptian man who likely died in his 20s. In Author: Owen Jarus.