Finds - Aberdeen's Carmelite Friary. Query results

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Find typeBurial
Secondary find type
Generic groupingBurial
LayerA606, A1214
Burial numberSK 223
Skeleton no.SK 219=SK 223
Age categoryMA
Age years40-50 years
Stature in cm
PathologyActive, significant periostitis of tibiae and fibulae (See photo 0293.jpg); osteoporosis of lower limb and feet; fusion of some tarsals and resorption of some tarsals and metatarsals; kyphosis and fusion of two thoracic vertebrae. Differential diagnoses include leprosy with concurrent tuberculosis or psoriatic arthritis.
DentitionAnte-mortem loss of maxillary incisors and pitting of palate.
NotesGreen stains on cranium.
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