Limit search to available items
Book Cover
E-book
Author Aufderheide, Arthur C., author

Title The Cambridge encyclopedia of human paleopathology / by Arthur C. Aufderheide & Conrado Rodriguez-Martin ; including a dental chapter by Odin Langsjoen
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Published Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2014
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1998
Online access available from:
    View Resource Record  
Credo Reference    View Resource Record  

Copies

Description 1 online resource (325 entries) : 310 images
Contents Part One: History of paleopathology -- Introduction -- Antecedent phase -- Genesis of paleopathology -- Interbellum consolidation phase -- The new paleopathology -- Part Two: Pseudopathology -- Pseudopathology: Introduction -- Soft tissue pseudopathology -- Skeletal tissue pseudopaleopathology -- Part Three: Traumatic conditions -- Traumatic conditions -- Skeletal evidence of trauma -- Fracture -- Skull fractures and crushing injuries -- Vertebral and thoracic fractures -- Dislocations -- Traumatic myositis ossificans -- Localized subperiosteal thickenings -- Skeletal injuries by weapons -- Decapitation -- Strangulation -- Amputation: the skeletal evidence -- Amputation: the soft tissue (finger) evidence -- Trephination -- Cranial deformation -- Cauterization -- Bloodletting -- Scalping -- Crucifixion -- Soft tissue injuries: inflicted by others -- Lacerations and stab wounds -- Sacrifice victims -- Accidental injuries -- Soft tissue injuries: mutilation -- Introduction -- Labrets -- Nasal and earrings -- Hair and nails -- Circumcision -- Tattoos and scarification -- Purpose(s)
Part Five: Circulatory disorders -- Aneurysms -- Congenital aortic disease -- Osteochondritis dissecans -- Osteochondroses -- Necrosis of the femoral head -- Primary necrosis of the medial femoral condyle -- Slipped femoral capital epiphysis -- Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy -- Part Six: Joint diseases -- Degenerative joint disease -- Degenerative disease of the spine -- Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Juvenile chronic arthritis -- Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Reiter's syndrome (reactive arthritis) -- Enteropathic arthropathies -- Traumatic arthritis -- Nonspecific septic arthritis -- Neurotrophic arthropathy -- Gout -- Definition and etiology -- Ochronosis -- Hemochromatosis -- Definition -- Genetic (primary, hereditary, idiopathic) hemochromatosis -- Acquired hemochromatosis -- Paleopathology
Part Four: Congenital anomalies -- Congenital skeletal anomolies -- Skull malformations -- Craniosynostoses -- Complex craniofacial deformities -- Anencephaly -- Microcephaly -- Macrocephaly -- Hydrocephalus -- Congenital herniation of meninges and brain -- Cleft palate (palatoschisis) -- Enlarged parietal foramina (foramina parietalia permagna; Catlin Mark) -- Congenital malformations of the spine -- Atlas occipitalization (atlanto-occipital fusion; atlanto-occipital assimilation) -- Basilar impression -- Klippel-Feil syndrome -- Jarcho-Levin syndrome of vertebral anomalies -- Congenital absence of the odontoid process -- Spina bifida -- Butterfly vertebra -- Anterior spina bifida -- Incomplete segmentation of vertebral segments -- Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis -- Hemivertebrae -- Sacrococcygeal agenesis -- Sacral agenesis -- Congenital absence of the pedicles -- Transitional vertebrae -- Scoliosis -- Congenital kyphosis -- Congenital malformations of the thorax -- Cervical ribs -- Costal fusion
Part Nine: Metabolic diseases -- Vitamin D-related syndromes: rickets and osteomalacia -- Scurvy -- Osteoporosis -- Intoxications -- Fluorosis -- Lead poisoning -- Mercury poisoning -- Arsenic poisoning -- Mycotoxicosis -- Part Ten: Endocrine disorders -- Endocrine disorders: Introduction -- The pituitary gland -- The parathyroid glands -- Disorders affecting gender expression -- The thyroid -- The adrenals -- Diabetes mellitus -- Part Eleven: Hematological disorders -- Hematological disorders: Introduction -- Disorders of red blood cells (anemias) -- Disorders of white blood cells -- Bleeding disorders -- Part Twelve: Skeletal dysplasias -- Skeletal dysplasias: Introduction -- Growth defects of long bones and spine -- Introduction -- Achondroplasia -- Chondrodysplasia punctata -- Camptomelic Dysplasia -- Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia -- Short-limbed dwarfism with prominent spine alterations -- Congenital spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia
Part Seven: Infectious diseases -- Infectious Diseases: Introduction -- Bacterial Infections -- Tuberculosis -- Leprosy -- Treponematosis -- Osteomyelitis -- Pneumonia -- Salmonellosis -- Brucellosis -- Actinomycosis -- Nocardiosis -- Plague -- Cholera -- Gas gangrene -- Lyme disease -- Glanders -- Tropical ulcer -- Tropical ulcer -- Ainhum -- Virus Infections -- Introduction -- Smallpox -- Measles -- Rubella -- Influenza -- Poliomyelitis -- Miscellaneous virus infections -- Fungal Infections -- Introduction -- History of the fungal infections -- Systemic mycoses -- Subcutaneous Mycoses -- Parasitic Infections -- Introduction -- Protozoan infections -- Helminth infections -- Part Eight: Diseases of the viscera -- Diseases of the viscera: Introduction -- Soft tissue lesions of the head and neck -- Heart and pericardial diseases -- Pulmonary diseases -- Liver and biliary tract diseases -- Gastrointestinal tract diseases -- Urinary diseases -- Genital diseases -- Breast diseases -- Dermatological diseases
Part Thirteen: Neoplastic conditions -- General principles of neoplasia -- Definition -- Characteristics of benign and malignant tumors -- Function of neoplastic cells -- Epidemiology -- Causes of neoplasia -- Cancer in antiquity -- Paleopathological study of neoplasms -- Tumors of osseous origin or differentiation -- Osteoma -- Solitary enostosis -- Osteoid osteoma -- Osteoblastoma -- Ossifying fibroma -- Osteogenic sarcoma -- Tumors of cartilage origin or differentiation -- Chondroma -- Chondroblastoma -- Chondromyxoid fibroma -- Osteochondroma -- Chondrosarcoma -- Tumors of fibrous connective tissue origin or differentiation -- Introduction -- Desmoplastic fibroma -- Nonossifying fibroma -- Fibrosarcoma -- Fibrous histiocytoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma -- Lipoma, liposarcoma, and leiomyosarcoma
Kniest dysplasia -- Larsen's syndrome -- Metaphyseal and diaphyseal disorders -- Diaphyseal aclasis -- Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia -- Metatrophic dysplasia -- Dystrophic dysplasia -- Dyschondrosteosis -- Chondroectodermal dysplasia -- Developmental anomalies of cartilaginous and fibrous components of the skeleton -- Dyschondroplasia -- Disorders of diaphyseal density or metaphyseal remodeling -- Osteopetrosis -- Dysosteosclerosis -- Pyknodysostosis -- Infantile cortical hyperostosis -- Diaphyseal dysplasia -- Frontometaphyseal dysplasia -- Craniometaphyseal dysplasia -- Metaphyseal dysplasia -- Craniodiaphyseal dysplasia -- Melorheostosis -- Hyperphosphatasia -- Hypophosphatasia -- Collagen disorders leading to inappropriate mineralization -- Introduction -- Osteogenesis imperfecta -- Fibrogenesis imperfecta ossium -- Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva -- Osteopoikilosis -- Osteopathia striata -- Nail-Patella syndrome -- Marfan's syndrome -- Homocystinuria -- Skeletal dysplasias due to chromosomal aberrations -- Introduction -- Trisomy 21 -- Trisomy 8 -- Deletion 5p -- Turner's syndrome -- Klinefelter's syndrome -- Skeletal dysplasias due to congenital metabolic disorders -- Mucopolysaccharidoses -- Mucolipidoses -- Lipid storage diseases
Other rib anomalies -- Congenital malformations of the pelvis -- Congenital dislocation of the hip -- Extrophy of bladder and cleft pelvis -- Aplasia and hypoplasia of the extremities -- Failures in the development of a limb -- Failures in the development of bones -- Upper extremity malformations -- Dysostosis cleidocranialis -- Sprengel's deformity -- Madelung's deformity -- Congenital radio-ulnar synostosis -- Congenital dislocation of the radius -- Congenital pseudoarthrosis of the clavicle -- Carpal blocks -- Lower extremity malformations -- Developmental coxa vara -- Genu recurvatum congenitum -- Bipartite patella -- Congenital angulation of the tibia -- Congenital pseudoarthrosis of the tibia -- Tibial-fibular synostosis -- Tarsal blocks -- Talipes equinovarus -- Metatarsus varus congenitus -- Talus verticalis congenitus -- Malformations of fingers and toes -- Adactyly -- Syndactyly -- Polydactyly -- Symphalangism -- Hyperphalangism
Tumors of vascular differentiation -- Hemangioma of bone -- Glomus tumor, hemangiopericytoma, and hemangioendothelioma -- Angiosarcoma -- Tumors of neural tissue -- Neurilemmoma (Schwannoma), neurofibroma, and neurofibrosarcoma -- Notochord tumors -- Chordoma -- Miscellaneous tumors of unknown origin -- Giant cell reparative granuloma -- Meningioma -- Giant cell tumor -- Ewing's sarcoma -- Primary malignant lymphoma of bone -- Metastatic skeletal lesions -- Bone cysts -- Part Fourteen: Diseases of the dentition -- Oral biology -- Attrition -- Temporomandibular joint disease -- Periodontal disorders -- Dental caries -- Enamel hypoplasia -- Miscellaneous dentition-related conditions -- Part Fifteen: Miscellaneous conditions -- Paget's disease of bone -- Leontiasis ossea -- Hyperostosis frontalis interna -- Generalized hyperostosis with pachydermia (pachydermo-hyperostosis) -- Fibrous dysplasia of bone (fibro-osseous dysplasia) -- Skeletal neurofibromatosis (von Recklinghausen's disease) -- Harris lines
Summary The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Paleopathology is a major reference work for all those interested in the identification of disease in human remains
Notes Title page of print version
Subject Paleopathology -- Encyclopedias.
Paleopathology.
Genre/Form Ebook
Encyclopedias.
Encyclopedia.
Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Langsjoen, Odin, 1923- contributor
Rodríguez-Martín, Conrado, author
ISBN 1784026654 (electronic version)
9781784026653 (electronic version)
(print)
Other Titles Encyclopedia of human paleopathology
Human paleopathology