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Localised Primary Canine Hypoplasia: Implications for Maternal and Infant Health at Man Bac, Vietnam, 4000-3500 years BP

McDonnell, Amy; Oxenham, Marc


The aim of this paper is to assess the frequency of localised primary canine hypoplasia (LHPC) in a sample of 24 subadults from a Neolithic cemetery assemblage located at Man Bac, northern Vietnam (~4000-3500years BP), and explore the range of factors potentially contributing to the development of this condition. It is found that 41.7% of individuals (20.9% of primary canines) have LHPC, which is similar to the frequency reported in a suite of ancient cemetery series from Neolithic through to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
DOI: 10.1002/oa.2239


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