Aged autopsy gallstones simulating dry bone context: A morphological, histological and SEM-EDS analysis.

Affiliation

LABANOF, Laboratorio Di Antropologia E Odontologia Forense, Sezione Di Medicina Legale, Dipartimento Di Scienze Biomediche per La Salute, Università Degli Studi Di Milano, 20133, Milan, Italy. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to provide information on the morphology and composition of gallstones based on clinical samples in order to assist paleopathologists and bioarchaeologists in recognizing their presence in archaeological contexts.

Keywords

Calcified material,Cholelithiasis,Gallstones,Histology,