Identification of Pathological Conditions in Human Skeletal Remains
Identification of Pathological Conditions in Human Skeletal Remains provides an integrated and comprehensive treatment of pathological conditions that affect the human skeleton. There is much that ancient skeletal remains can reveal to the modern orthopaedist, pathologist, forensic anthropologist, and radiologist about the skeletal manifestations of diseases that are rarely encountered in modern medical practice. Beautifully illustrated with over 1,100 photographs and drawings, this book provides essential text and materials on bone pathology, which will improve the diagnostic ability of those interested in human dry bone pathology. It also provides time depth to our understanding of the effect of disease on past human populations.
*Comprehensive review of skeletal diseases encountered in archeological human remains
* More than 1100 photographs and line drawings illustrating skeletal disease including both microscopic and gross features
* Based on extensive research on skeletal paleopathology in many countries for over 35 years
* Review of important theoretical issues in interpreting evidence of skeletal disease in archeological human populations
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Chapter 6 Light Microscopic Analysis in Skeletal Paleopathology
Chapter 7 Theoretical Issues in Paleopathology
Chapter 8 Trauma
Chapter 15 Metabolic Disorders
Chapter 16 Endocrine Disturbances
Chapter 17 Miscellaneous Bone Diseases
Chapter 18 Congenital and Neuromechanial Abnormalities of the Skeleton
Chapter 19 Skeletal Dysplasias and Related Diseases
Chapter 20 Tumors and Tumorlike Lesions of Bone
Chapter 21 Osteoarthritis and Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis
Chapter 22 Erosive Arthropat hies En thesopat hies and Miscellaneous Pathological Conditions of Joints
Introduction Biology Osteomyelitis Periostitis Brucellosis Glanders and Septic Arthritis
Tuberculosis and Leprosy
Treponematosis and Other Bacterial Infectious Diseases
Mycotic Viral and Multicelled Parasitic Diseases of the Human Skeleton
Chapter 13 Circulatory Disturbances
Chapter 14 Reticuloendothelial and Hematopoietic Disorders
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