Esteban García-Albea Ristol

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INTRODUCTION The neurosciences developed at a swift pace throughout the 19th century. In Spain, following the intellectual poverty of the absolutist rule of King Ferdinand, medicine took on a new flourishing lease of life in the last third of the century under the leadership of its most distinguished proponent, Santiago Ramon y Cajal. In April 1903, and in(More)
During the Spanish Civil War Madrid was submitted to a prolonged siege. The civilians were only fed with the official diet and suffered severe malnutrition. A group of physicians, represented by Manuel Peraita, studied the epidemic of deficiency diseases in detail. The majority of the complications were neurological. Peraita isolated a relatively unknown(More)
This is a document prepared by the Spanish Society of Neurology (SEN), which was given to the President of Spain (Mr. José María Aznar) last September with the main aim of examining the current situation of Neurology in our country. It analyses the present and future of Neurology in clinical assistance, teaching and research. To prepare this document the(More)
INTRODUCTION Multiple myeloma is the most common plasma-cell malignancy. To be incurable, treatment aims to obtain the longest non-clinical survival time. Cranial nerve palsy in multiple myeloma is extremely rare and is usually due to an intracranial plasmacytoma. We present a multiple myeloma case, with an intracranial plasmacytoma, which debuted(More)