Revista Española de Salud Pública
Print version ISSN 1135-5727
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.