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Title: Auricular exostoses among the prehistoric population of different islands of the Canary archipelago
Authors: Arnay-De-La-Rosa, Matilde
Velasco Vázquez, Francisco Javier 
González-Reimers, Emilio
Santolaria-Fernández, Francisco
UNESCO Clasification: 32 Ciencias médicas
51 Antropología
Keywords: Adult
Ear Canal/pathology
Ear neoplasms / history
Ear Neoplasms / pathology
Female, et al
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: 0003-4894
Journal: The Annals of otology, rhinology & laryngology 
Abstract: It is generally believed that auricular exostoses are due to prolonged exposure to cold water, so their existence in ancient remains may inform us about economic activities in the past. This study was performed to analyze the prevalence of auricular exostoses among 150 pre-Hispanic individuals of different islands of the Canary archipelago. Individuals from Gran Canaria (6/26), Fuerteventura (1/15), and Tenerife (2/64), but not from El Hierro (0/45), showed auricular exostoses, thus supporting the hypothesis of a greater reliance on fishing and shellfishing in the former 3 islands.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/52303
ISSN: 0003-4894
DOI: 10.1177/000348940111001117
Source: Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology[ISSN 0003-4894],v. 110, p. 1080-1083
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