Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis in Late Jomon Hokkaido, Japan

Oxenham, Marc; Matsumura, H; Nishimoto, T

Description

The purpose of this study is to describe and analyse the evidence for diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) in samples of human skeletal material recovered from Late Jomon (ca. 1500-300 BCE) and Okhotsk (CE 500-900) cultural period sites, northwestern Hokkaido, Japan. Two individuals from the Jomon period assemblage (n=14) exhibited lesions consistent with DISH, while the larger Okhotsk sample (n=39) was free of this condition. The aetiology of this condition is reviewed with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/83087
Source: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
DOI: 10.1002/oa.803

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Oxenham_Diffuse_idiopathic_skeletal_2006.pdf249.85 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator