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Case 146

Case 146

History: Subcutaneous mass on the right side of the chest from a male aged 14 of Northern Chile from 1,100 to 1,200 AD.

Submitted by: Dr. Enrique Gerszten, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.



Cases 130-145 - (Cases include, but not limited to: face of a priest from the early XVII Century; Inferior view of right medial clavicle, with a well-developed rhomboid fossae; X-rays shows a lesion in a 30-year-old female mummy from Northern Chile; Skeletal lesion from a Roman period Burial. Distal femoral joint surface and patella; Skin: (Left) Right pretibial region. (Right) Microscopic picture of the skin; Pre-Columbian adult mummy from Northern Chile (AZ 71-T57). Organ from the thorax; Kidney of a South American mummy; Endoscopy of internal thoracic wall of male mummy)