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Flajani Room


Place where the object is located
Located in the Museum of Sanitary Arts of the Santo Spirito Hospital in Rome
Story of the object
The room contains particular organs belonging to the patients hospitalized in here, such as fetus with malformation and alteration of skeletons.
Unit of the Educational Material connected (4 - 1)
Label
Here anatomo-pathological preparations made dry in the late seventeenth century and presented neo-natal malformations made with formalin are exposed. Alterations of the skeleton and blood vessels are shown, as well as diseases traces that have now disappeared, such as syphilis. The skulls of fetuses and children show malformations such as macrocephaly. In the room there is also a collection of liver, kidney and bladder stones of patients hospitalized at the Holy Spirit Hospital in the nineteenth century. It is possible to see the skull of Pliny the Elder, found at the mouth of the Sarno at the beginning of 900.