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ENDOCRINOLOGY AND THE ARTS
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 292-294

Hunches on hunchbacks


Department of Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai, India

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Krishna G Seshadri
Department of Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, Room #2 A1, Private Clinic, Sri Ramachandra Medical Center, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai - 600 116
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.93772

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The hunchback has long been a symbol of revilement in art and literature. This write up tries to find the cause of the deformity into two iconic hunchbacks in literature, Manthara and Quasimodo.


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