Some anatomical and pathological notes on the Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci

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F.M. Galassi
E. Varotto

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The present brief communication explores from a historico-medical perspective three of the most important biomedical mysteries surrounding the disease, death and post-mortem aspects of the Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). By studying this Late Mediaeval-Early Modern Age celebrated individual’s diseases, it is also possible to open a window onto the antiquity of such pathologic conditions still affecting humankind.

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Galassi, F., & Varotto, E. (2024). Some anatomical and pathological notes on the Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci. Human Evolution , 39(1-2), 17-22. https://doi.org/10.14673/HE2024121127
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F.M. Galassi, Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.

Department of Anthropology,Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.

School of Biomedicine, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia.