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


Thyroid Goiter Art History of medicine 


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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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