When was the first case of vitiligo?

Answer The first recorded use of the term "vitiligo" was in the 1st century by the Roman physician Aulus Cornelius Celsus in the book "De Medicina." However, the condition of losing skin pigment has been... Read More »

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When was the first AIDS case?

The first cases of pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, the result of an unidentified cellular immune dysfunction, were reported in Los Angeles, California, in 1981. Additional cases were soon reported ... Read More »

When was the first case of meningitis?

Bacterial meningitis was first recorded during an 1805 outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland. It was finally scientifically named Neisseria meningitidis in 1887. Meningitis is thought to have been around... Read More »

When was the first case of depression?

The first recorded case of depression is from the second century. Aretaeus of Cappadocia made record of the illness, though the scientific community did not accept the illness as factual until the ... Read More »

When was the first case of gangrene?

Gangrene is a tissue necrosis (death) usually caused by a wound that receives inadequate blood flow, and it was well known in ancient times. Some Egyptologists think King Tut was killed by a gangre... Read More »