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Rosa Ramos Gaspar

Rosa Ramos Gaspar
Serviço de Imagem Médica Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal · Department of Life Sciences, Research Centre for Anthropology and Health (CIAS), University of Coimbra, Calçada Martim de Freitas, 3000-456, Coimbra, Portugal

MSc Radiology

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Abstract: Smallpox was a recurrent endemic/epidemic problem in Portugal since Mediaeval period which was only declared eradicated by the WHO in 1980. This work presents three possible examples of osteomyelitis variolosa. Pathologically induced lesions were macroscopically and radiologically analysed, and associated parish records were consulted for...
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Objective This work aims to discuss the difficulties in diagnosing osteosclerotic changes in skeletonized individuals and to raise awareness of osteosclerotic dysplasias as a group of rare ancient diseases. Materials The skull of a 62-year-old male individual from the International Exchange Skull Collection, curated by the University of Coimbra, w...
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Objective This paper discusses the possible etiologies for the proportionate short stature of a female individual and provides data to allow the diagnosis of future cases of Turner Syndrome (TS) in paleopathology. Materials Skeleton of a 26-years-old maid, from the Coimbra Identified Skeletal Collection, who died of measles in 1920. Methods Macro...
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Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a pathological condition that affects the subchondral bone and surrounding cartilage of synovial joints, most frequently the knee. This work aims to study OCD of the knee in a Portuguese Identified Skeletal Collection and to propose a classification system to be used in paleopathology. The sample comprises 296 in...
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A SARS-CoV-2/2019-nCoV (COVID-19), foi declarada pela Organização Mundial de Saúde como pandemia internacional, no dia 11 de março de 2020. Este trabalho tem como objetivo a partilha de procedimentos e boas práticas em TC, adotadas no contexto de um protocolo COVID-19 estabelecido no Serviço de Imagem Médica (SIM) do Centro Hospitalar e Universitár...
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Sclerosing bone dysplasias are abnormalities of varying severity and include a wide range of complex alterations in the bone ossification pathway. This work aims to discuss the differential diagnosis of a sclerosing dysplasia. The skull of a 61 year-old male from the International Exchange Skull Collection who died in 1928 (registered cause of deat...
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A Igreja Matriz de São Julião (Figueira da Foz) terá sido edificada em 1080 e reedificada no séc. XVIII. Em 2004 foi exumado um ossário (NMI=53) durante o Arranjo Urbanístico da Zona Envolvente , destacando-se um fragmento de fémur esquerdo, que apesar de incompleto, parece ter pertencido a um adulto do sexo masculino, objeto deste estudo. O fémur...
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A prostituição foi uma atividade regulamentada em Portugal pelo menos desde 1844 e até 1962 e a sífilis e a tuberculose apontadas como duas das doenças mais frequentes em meretrizes/prostitutas. Este trabalho discute lesões ósseas em crânios da coleção identificada ‘Escolas Médicas’ de mulheres que morreram entre 1895-1902 em hospitais de Lisboa e...
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An increasing number of skeletal individuals with signs of ante-, peri- and postmortem medical procedures were reported during the past two decades mainly in Europe and USA. This study aims to identify and distinguish these procedures in individuals who died in Portuguese hospitals (1895-1902AD). The Medical Schools Skull Collection comprises 585 i...

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