Corpus ID: 22827639

[Charles II: From spell to genitourinary pathology].

  title={[Charles II: From spell to genitourinary pathology].},
  author={A. Garc{\'i}a-Escudero L{\'o}pez and A. Arruza Echevarr{\'i}a and J. Padilla Nieva and R. Puig Gir{\'o}},
  journal={Archivos espanoles de urologia},
  volume={62 3},
  • A. García-Escudero López, A. Arruza Echevarría, +1 author R. Puig Giró
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Archivos espanoles de urologia
  • OBJECTIVES We attempt to unravel the complex condition of the last king of the Hapsburg dynasty in Spain, Charles II, called The Bewitched, in whom a genitourinary disorder was preponderant, preventing him from fulfilling one of the objectives of the monarchial institution, engendering a heir, and causing a series of complications that led to his death. METHODS We review the works describing the life of the King, with special emphasis on his bloodline, the doubts about his sex at birth, his… CONTINUE READING


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