The disease of admiral Cristobal Colon

Ricardo Espinoza G, Carlos González E

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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.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)732-737
Number of pages6
JournalRevista Medica de Chile
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Jun 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • 15th Century
  • Gout
  • History of Medicine

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