La enfermedad del Almirante Mayor del Mar Océano, don Cristóbal Colón

Translated title of the contribution: The disease of admiral Cristobal Colon

Ricardo Espinoza G*, Carlos González E

*Corresponding author for this work

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Based on diaries and relations, the fact that Admiral Cristobal Colon effectively suffered of gout is documented. This was a common disease in that times. The interpretations that gout as a disease has had in the course of medicine history, are also analyzed.

Translated title of the contributionThe disease of admiral Cristobal Colon
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)732-737
Number of pages6
JournalRevista Medica de Chile
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1997


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