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Cecilio Romaña

Born  1899

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Argentine physician, born 1899.

Biography of Cecilio Romaña

Cecilio Romaña did important work on tropical diseases, particularly the epidemiological, clinical and pathological aspects of American trypanosomiasis.


  • Enfermedad de Chagas. Buenos Aires: Kapelusz, 1967.
  • Nuevas comprobaciones de formas agudas en el Norte Argentino.
    Mision de Estudios de Patologia Regional Argentina (MEPRA), 1926, (20): 19-31.
  • Acerca de un síntoma inicial de valor para el diagnóstico de la forma aguda de la enfermedad de Chagas. La conjuntivitis schizotripanosómica unilateral (hipótesis sobre la puerta de entrada conjuntival de la enfermedad).
    MEPRA 1935, (22): 16-25.
  • Comprobación de formas agudas de trypanosomiasis americana en el Chaco Austral y Santafesino. MEPRA, 1934, 14:21-24.
  • Dos casos agudos más de enfermedad de Chagas en el Norte Santafesino.
    MEPRA 21:14-18, 1935.
  • Enfermedad de Chagas.
    Lopez Libreros Editora, Buenos Aires, 1963, 242 pages.
  • C. Romaña, J. W. Abalos:
    Distribución de flebótomos y leishmaniosis tegumentaria en la Argentina.
    Anales del Instituto de medicina regional, Tucumán, 1949, 2: 293-302.
  • C. Romaña, J. W. Abalos:
    Triatoma delpontei n.sp. (Hemiptera, Reduviidae).
    Anales del Instituto de Medicina Regional, Tucumán 1947, 2, 79-93.
  • C. Romaña, J. W. Abalos:
    Acción del "Gammexane" sobre los triatomideos. "Control"domiciliario.
    Anales del Instituto de Medicina Regional de Tucumán, 1948, 2:95-106.
  • J. Dias:
    Cecilio Romaña, Romaña's sign and Chagas' disease.
    Revista da Sociedade brasileira de medicina tropical, Rio de Janeiro, 1997, 30: 407-413.

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