In this article the origins of Mary Shelley’s neurological and cerebrovascular problems are de-scribed. Through a reanalysis of her biography, her early health issues caused by a dermatological condition, potentially eczema, psoriasis or chickenpox, are related, thanks to current biomedical knowledge, to her migraines and strokes, including the one that killed her. (www.actabiomedica.it).

Galassi F.M., Varotto E., Nerlich A., Bianucci R. (2022). Mary Shelley’s migraines and fatal stroke: some observations on their primary cause. ACTA BIO-MEDICA DE L'ATENEO PARMENSE, 93(1), 1-3 [10.23750/abm.v93i1.12258].

Mary Shelley’s migraines and fatal stroke: some observations on their primary cause

Varotto E.
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Bianucci R.
2022-01-01

Abstract

In this article the origins of Mary Shelley’s neurological and cerebrovascular problems are de-scribed. Through a reanalysis of her biography, her early health issues caused by a dermatological condition, potentially eczema, psoriasis or chickenpox, are related, thanks to current biomedical knowledge, to her migraines and strokes, including the one that killed her. (www.actabiomedica.it).
2022
Settore BIO/08 - Antropologia
Settore MED/02 - Storia Della Medicina
Galassi F.M., Varotto E., Nerlich A., Bianucci R. (2022). Mary Shelley’s migraines and fatal stroke: some observations on their primary cause. ACTA BIO-MEDICA DE L'ATENEO PARMENSE, 93(1), 1-3 [10.23750/abm.v93i1.12258].
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