Has the diagnosis of a stroke been overlooked in the symptoms of Julius Caesar?

  title={Has the diagnosis of a stroke been overlooked in the symptoms of Julius Caesar?},
  author={F. Galassi and H. Ashrafian},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
Julius Caesar (100–44 BC) is considered one of the greatest military leaders and conquerors of all time. His health status has been the source of a longstanding debate within the historical and medical community who generally suggests epilepsy and Ménière disease as the two prime differentials when considering his morbus comitialis (disease of the assembly hall). To-date, however possible cardiovascular explanations have always been ruled out on the grounds that until his death he was… Expand
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