ANTHROPOLOGIE
International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
 
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2019 (Vols. 1-57)
ISSN 0323-1119 (Print)
ISSN 2570-9127 (Online)
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It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform all colleagues: Doc. MUDr. Vladimír Novotný, CSc, a long-time member of the editorial board of the Anthropologie, has died on 30th November 2019 at the age of 80 years.
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'Černý V, Štukavec V, 1993: A Case of Degenerative Arthritis and Osteomyelitis from Pardubice (Czech Republic). Anthropologie (Brno) 31, 3: 93-97'.
 
Abstract
The purpose of this article is to discuss a particular specimen exhibiting severe pathological conditions to its knee joint and tibia. A differential diagnosis is carried out in order to discuss the possible causes of these pathological changes. According to all observed features it is inferred that the individual has suffered from both degenerative arthritis and osteomyelitis. Suppurative etiology of the joint lesions is ruled out on the basis of both visual and X-ray examinations. It is suggested that osteomyelitis of tibia could have affected the functional demands of the knee joint.
 
Keywords
Medieval cemetery - Degenerative arthritis - Osteomyelitis
 
Resume
Cet article expose le cas particulier d'un individu provenant d'un cimetière médiéval qui montre des malformations pathologiques des articulations patula/tibia. Un diagnostic différentiel a été établi de manière à retrouver les causes possibles de ces modifications pathologiques. (La traduction unofficielle)
 
 
 
 

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