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Telltale sign in final Queen pic sees her ‘putting on brave face’, doctor claims

The Queen spent almost every day of her 70-year reign having every move she made analysed by experts.

And now her final public outing has been scrutinised in the same way, less than 24 hours after her death at the age of 96 on Thursday (September 8).

Her last meeting took place on Tuesday, when she gave permission for Liz Truss to become Prime Minister and form a Government.

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Pictures emerged of the meeting with frail-looking Queen, who will be replaced on the throne by Charles, holding a walking stick, at the Balmoral residence in Scotland.

According to Dr Deb Cohen-Jones, the pictures tell a far greater story about the late-monarch's health.

Many people online pointed out that the Queen's hands looked purple, and it was spotted by experts as well.

Speaking to the Daily Mail's FEMAIL, Dr Cohen-Jones said: “It looks like there is possibly evidence of peripheral vascular disease.

“It's a blood circulation disorder that causes the blood vessels outside of your heart and brain to narrow, block, or spasm.

“It can sometimes result in heart failure. If your peripheral circulation is that poor, organs aren't receiving a good blood supply.

“It can be a sign of multi organ failure.”

It was also noticeable that the Queen was appearing with a slight hunch, seemingly unable to fully stand up straight.

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This, Dr Cohen-Jones added, is another sign that something was not right with the Queen just days before her sad death.

“The slightly hunched appearance would have been her age and more than likely osteoporosis,” she explained.

While none of this has been declared officially by the Royal household – as medical updates are never given unless absolutely necessary – she had been known to have been struggling with mobility issues for the last year or so.

Her exact cause of death has not been made public, but a spokesman said that she died “peacefully” and in comfort at her Balmoral home.

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