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Oswaldo Costa

Oswaldo Gonçalves Costa, Brazilian dermatologist and soccer player (São João del Rei, Minas Gerais State 03 December 1905 - 1996)



Described idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (1961)


Described acrokeratoelastoidosis

Acroceratoses (ceratodermias palmo-plantares). Thesis. Fac. Med. Univ. Federal Minas Gerais (1952)

Acrokeratoelastoidosis: a hitherto undescribed skin disease. Dermatologica 170:164-8, 1953


Studied histochemically the juvenile hyaline fibromatosis classifying it as a subgroup of mucopolysaccharidosis  

With R.C. Guimarães, L. Bogliolo, W.L. Tafuri & P.U. Costa. Fibromatosis hialina juvenil. Med. Cut. Iber. Lat. Amer. 5:331-40, 1975 


As soccer player was goalkeeper of Clube Atletico Mineiro