Aureliano Maestre de San Juan

Aureliano Maestre de San Juan
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Born (1828-10-17)17 October 1828
Died 1 June 1890(1890-06-01) (aged 61)
Nationality Spain
Known for Kallmann syndrome
Scientific career
Fields Anatomy
Institutions University of Granada, Complutense University of Madrid
Influenced Santiago Ramon y Cajal

Aureliano Maestre de San Juan ( October 17, 1828 - June 1, 1890) was a Spanish scientist, histologist, physician and anatomist. He is credited as being one of the first scientists to recognize the disorder known as Kallmann syndrome.[1] He died in 1890, having been blinded in a laboratory accident involving caustic soda two years earlier.

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  1. ^ Maestre de San Juan, Aureliano (1856). "Teratolagia: falta total de los nervios olfactorios con anosmia en un individuo en quien existia una atrofia congenita de los testiculos y miembro viril". El Siglo Médico. 3: 211–221.

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