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Sinus Tumor Detected in Scan of Descartes' Skull

by Kathy Jones on  October 12, 2014 at 6:10 PM Celebrity Health News   - G J E 4
Media reports suggest that a scan of French philosopher Rene Descartes' brain has revealed that he had a tumor in his right sinus.
Sinus Tumor Detected in Scan of Descartes' Skull
Sinus Tumor Detected in Scan of Descartes' Skull
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French medical anthropologist and forensic expert Philippe Charlier, who ran scans using computed tomography, by which many thin slices of images are compiled to form a 3-D image, found a tumor measuring nearly 1 square inch in Descartes' right sinus, Newser reported.

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However, the 'osteoma' reportedly never bothered Descartes, as he never complained of the typical symptoms that include weepy eyes, excess mucus, and an altered sense of smell.

Source: ANI
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