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Rafael Lucio

Rafael Lucio Najera, Mexican leprologist (Xalapa, Vera Cruz State 02 September 1819 – Ciudad de Mexico 30 May 1886)
With I. Alvarado described a form of lepromatous leprosy with diffuse infiltration of skin and without nodules known as diffuse leprosy of Lucio-Alvarado-Latapí or simply Lucio leprosy
With I. Alvarado described necrotizing erythema seen in Lucio leprosy known as Lucio phenomenon

Performed possibly the first ligature of femoral artery at lower vortex of Scarpa triangledue to direct popliteal artery aneurysm (1843)

First to note the relationship between the chorea and heart lesions