Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

ISSN:1897-2276
e-ISSN: 2449-9145

Examination of ancient Egyptian mummy with foot deformity from the new kingdom period

Author(s): Moushira Erfan Zaki*, Fatma Abdallah Abd El-Fattah and Moustafa Attia Mohie

This study is focused on examination of ancient Egyptian mummy with congenital limb deformity from noble Egyptian mummy back to new kingdom-18th dynasty date from 1550-1295 BCE owned by Egyptian museum in El-Tharir – Egypt. Unilateral deformities were observed with ankle torsion and the neck of the talus was higher than normal. The CT images suggested abnormalities in shape of the tarsal bones of right foot. The study suggests that this foot deformity may be due to poliomyelitis.


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