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From The Archives – The Diagonal Earlobe Crease: Historical Trivia or a Useful Sign of Coronary Artery Disease?

August 7, 2014
From The Archives – The Diagonal Earlobe Crease: Historical Trivia or a Useful Sign of Coronary Artery Disease?

Please enjoy this post from the archives dated November 2, 2011

By Nicholas Mark, MD & Sarah Buckley, MD

Faculty Peer Reviewed

Background

Publius Aelius Hadrianus, better known as Hadrian, emperor of Rome (117-138 CE), traveler, warrior, and lover of all things Greek, fell ill at the age of 60. He developed progressive edema and episodic epistaxis, fell into a depression soothed by rich food and drink, and succumbed to death within 2 years. The exact cause of Hadrian’s death–whether by heart failure, glomerulonephritis, or…

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Primecuts – This Week In The Journals

April 9, 2013
Primecuts – This Week In The Journals

By Robert J. Gianotti, MD

Faculty Peer Reviewed

No matter how hard I try I just can’t get the picture of Kevin Ware fracturing his leg last Easter Sunday out of my head. Not only did it ruin my appetite for a perfectly cooked crown roast, but it has had me asking “How?”. How could this happen, how could a young, fit, elite college athlete suffer such a horrible injury after what appeared to be an routine jump for a pass block. A quick Google…

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The Diagonal Earlobe Crease: Historical Trivia or a Useful Sign of Coronary Artery Disease?

November 2, 2011
The Diagonal Earlobe Crease: Historical Trivia or a Useful Sign of Coronary Artery Disease?

Nicholas Mark, MD & Sarah Buckley, MD

Faculty Peer Reviewed

Background

Publius Aelius Hadrianus, better known as Hadrian, emperor of Rome (117-138 CE), traveler, warrior, and lover of all things Greek, fell ill at the age of 60. He developed progressive edema and episodic epistaxis, fell into a depression soothed by rich food and drink, and succumbed to death within 2 years. The exact cause of Hadrian’s death–whether by heart failure, glomerulonephritis, or even hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia–has been a topic of debate among paleopathologists. It was…

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