Joaquín Argonz Robecchi, Argentine clinician and gynecologist (Rosario, santa Fé Province 22 November 1898 - 1971)
From Spanish father and Italian mother
He was governor of Santa Fé Province (1941-43)
Introduced vitamin A in treatment of premenstrual tension.
With Carlos Abinzano. Premenstrual tension treated with vitamin A. J. Clin. Endocrinol. 10:1579-90, 1950.
Described new syndromes.
With E.B. del Castilo. A syndrome characterized by estrogenic insufficiency, galactorrhea and decreased urinary gonadotropin. J. Clin. Endocrinol. 13:79-87, 1953.
Found the changes observed in smears of the urinary sediment closely parallel those seen in vaginal smears
With E. B. del Castillo & C. Galli-Mainini. Cytological cycle of the urinary sediment and its parallelism with the vaginal cycle. J. Clin. Endocrin. 8:76, 1948
With E. B. del Castillo & C. Galli-Mainini. Smear from the female urethra and their relationship to smears of the urinary sediment. J. Clin. Endocrin. 8:1362, 1949
With E.B. del Castillo. Semiologia de las glandulas de secreción interna:sistema nervoso de la vida vegetativa. El Ateneo. Buenos Aires, 1939.