Akhenaten, a unique pharaoh
Akhenaten was a unique pharaoh in more ways than one. He initiated a major socio-religious revolution that had vast consequences for his country, and possessed a strikingly abnormal physiognomy that was of note in his time and has interested historians up to the present era. In this study, we attempt to identify the developmental disorder responsible for his eunuchoid appearance.
François Pieter Retief, University of the Free State
Louise Cilliers, University of the Free State
Eunuchoid physiognomy; Kallmann's Syndrome; Fertile Unuch Syndrome
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South African Medical Journal 2011;101(9):628,630.
Date submitted: 2010-08-22
Date published: 2011-09-05
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