Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Frank’s sign

  • Hadrian and Frank’s sign

    Vittoria Sabatini Florence, Italy   Bust of Hadrian with view of creased ear. Capitoline Museums. Via Wikimedia. Public domain. It is difficult to remain an emperor in the presence of a physician, and difficult even to keep one’s essential quality as man. The professional eye saw in me only a mass of humors, a sorry…