Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

, Volume 42, Issue 1, pp 101–102 | Cite as

Goliath as an acromegalic giant by Giovanni Lanfranco (1582–1647)

  • F. TrimarchiEmail author
Endocrinology & Art


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti at the University of MessinaMessinaItaly

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