John Hunter and the Giant of Ireland

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Krivoy A.1



The case Charles Byrne, giant 2 meters and 35 cm high when he letf home at 19 to go to London. His skeleton was recovered John Hunter and with many Works of his own research in various fields, including zoology, this skeleton can admire Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons in London.

Keyword:  Gigantism, acromegaly, John Hunter, Charles Byme



  1. Centro Médico de Caracas. Individuo de Número de  la Academia Nacional de Medicina.
     Individuo de Número de la Sociedad Venezolana de Historia  de la Medicina.