Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 361
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kramar , Christiane and Charles-Albert Baud
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  • Title: Fibroléiomyomes de l'utérus chez la femme au moyen âge
  • Source: La Femme pendant le Moyen Âge et l'époque moderne. Actes des Sixiémes Journées Anthropologiques de Valbonne 9-10-11 juin 1992.  Edited by Luc BuchetDossier de Documentation Archéologique, 17.  CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre de Recherches Archéologiques) Éditions, 1994.  Pages 129 - 134.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Archaeology Calcified Uterine Fibroleiomyomas Gynecology Human Remains
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: Three figures. Figure One Calcified uterine leiomyoma (macroscopic view) (Sion Sous-le-Scex, Valais, Switzerland, 5th - 10th centuries), 46 x 32 x 25 mm. Figure Two Section of a calcified uterine leiomyoma (showing the characteristic "scrolled" aspect (Rances, Vaud, Switzerland, 5th - 7th centuries), 30 x 26 x 18 mm. Figure Three Radiological image of a calcified uterine leiomyoma (Corseaux-sur-Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland, Middle Neolithic), 56 x 52 x 45 mm.
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  • Abstract: The paleopathological diagnosis of calcified uterine fibroleiomyosis is based on macroscopic, radiographic, microscopic, microradiographic, submicroscopic and cristallographic criteria. The inventory mentions 7 cases, of which 2 cases dating from Early Middle Ages and 2 from Middle Ages [sic]. The frequency of calcified uterine leiomynomas, from Neolithic periods to Middle Ages, seems not to be inferior to the one of today.
  • Author's Affiliation: Université de Genève
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2271051576
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