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Americo Ricaldoni

Jose Domicio Americo Ricaldoni Saroldi, Uruguayan clinical pathologist (Montevideo 21 October 1868 – Montevideo 06 July 1928)

From Italian parentage
Brother of Teobaldo J. Ricaldoni
 
ACHIEVEMENTS

Reported the first clinical cause of amebic granuloma

With A. Berta. La disenteria amibiana en el Uruguay. An. Fac. Med. Montevideo 1:31-190, 1916
 

Developed hematological techniques for distinguishing cytologically the different types of leukemic conditions

With A. Berta. Estados leucemicos y paraleucemicos. An. Fac. Med. Montevideo 1:477-593, 1916
 

Described Pancoast-Tobias tumor

Paralisis atrofica radicular inferior del plexo braquial, por esclerosis epiteliomatosa procedente del domo pleural, en el curso   de um cancer latente del pulmón. Las lesiones irradiantes del domo pleural. Anal. Fac. Medic. Montevideo 3, (1918) 
 
Achieved the first indirect record of intracranial pressure (1925) before French Janny and Swedish Lundberg

First to show definitely the hereditary character of Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome

With A. Isola. Enfermedad congenita familiar caracterizada por una atrofia adipose-genital a una retinitis pigmentosa y polidactilia. An. Inst. Neurol. Montevideo 1:456-70, 1927