Insights into neurologic localization by Rhazes, a medieval Islamic physician

  title={Insights into neurologic localization by Rhazes, a medieval Islamic physician},
  author={Nizar Souayah and Jeffrey I. Greenstein},
  pages={125 - 128}
Rhazes was born at Ray near modern Teheran in 864 AD. He wrote over 200 scientific treatises, many of which had a major impact on European medicine. His best known manuscript is Liber Continens, a medical encyclopedia. Herein are described Rhazes’s contributions to neurology, focusing on his description of cranial and spinal cord nerves and his clinical case reports, which illustrate his use of neuroanatomy to localize lesions. Relevant passages from facsimiles of the manuscripts Kitab al-Hawi… 
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