1/22/2013

A calcified tumor in the pelvis of an ancient Roman woman's remains had several decaying teeth as well as a bone, according to research published in the International Journal of Paleopathology. The 1,600-year-old woman was discovered in a necropolis in Spain and had a rare condition known as an ovarian teratoma, a benign tumor capable of developing hair, teeth, bones and other human features.

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