On the antiquity of treponemal infection.

Title

On the antiquity of treponemal infection.

Creator

Rothschild B M

Publisher

Medical hypotheses

Date

1989
1989-03

Description

Documentation of the treponemal etiology of reactive bone formation in a pleistocene bear supports unprecedented antiquity of treponemal bone infections. The spectrum and implications of osseous treponemal disease in the New and Old World are reviewed in light of past perspectives and contemporary investigative techniques.

Subject

Humans; Animals; Syphilis/*history; Ursidae; Yaws/*history; History; Ancient; 15th Century

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

181–184

Issue

3

Volume

28

Citation

Rothschild B M, “On the antiquity of treponemal infection.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed May 5, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5593.

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