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Revista Española de Salud Pública

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LOPEZ PINERO, José María. Gaspar Casal: ecological description of pellagra, the leading deficiency disease. Rev. Esp. Salud Publica [online]. 2006, vol.80, n.4, pp. 411-415. ISSN 1135-5727.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1135-57272006000400010.

The third in a series of highlights from public health classics in Spain features Gaspar Casal (1680-1759), who discovered pellagra, the leading deficiency disease, in nosological terms, in his surrounding environment.

Keywords : Public Health; Spain; Pellagra.

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