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Ancient representation of Meige's syndrome in the Moche culture in the pre-Columbian Peru


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The Moches were a pre-Columbian culture from Peru, who had a fine ceramic technique and used to represent diseases. One example is the potter presented here which represents a man with a probable Meige's syndrome and may be the first artistic representation of this disease. © 2010 Movement Disorder Society.