Da Vinci's Vetruvian Man drawing shows an Inguinal Hernia.
A recent review by medical experts points to evidence that Leonardo Da Vinci's classic study in human proportion may well have had an inguinal hernia.
The pen and ink on paper drawing was a combination of Da Vincis's obsession with geometry and proportion. Da Vinci illustrated what he considered the ideal human male form.
The irony is that that the bulge is clearly not symmetric yet Da Vinci retained every detail in the drawing.
The drawing is kept in Venice and is rarely displayed to the public.
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