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Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

, Volume 42, Issue 11, pp 1389–1390 | Cite as

A likely representation of goiter in Antonio Canova’s Helen of Troy

  • E. Varotto
  • F. M. GalassiEmail author
Endo&Art
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Keywords

Thyroid Goiter Art History of medicine 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This paper does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Humanities (DISUM)University of CataniaCatania CTItaly
  2. 2.FAPAB Research CenterAvola SRItaly
  3. 3.Archaeology, College of Humanities, Arts and Social SciencesFlinders UniversityAdelaideAustralia

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