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A death from Langerhans cell histiocytosis and tuberculosis in 18th Century Hungary – what palaeopathology can tell us today

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The technical laboratory assistance of Poonam Gopal is gratefully acknowledged. Thanks are due to Stewart Laidlaw, UCL Institute of Archaeology for photography. Professor Christine Hall, Radiology Department, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and Dr Jacob Applebaum from the Hadassah Hospital Radiology Department, Jerusalem, Israel kindly assisted with the X-ray presentation and interpretation.

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Spigelman, M., Pap, I. & Donoghue, H. A death from Langerhans cell histiocytosis and tuberculosis in 18th Century Hungary – what palaeopathology can tell us today. Leukemia 20, 740–742 (2006).

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