Raffaele Inglese

This page lists items in the database related to the Italian physician and public health officer Raffaele Inglese (Paolisi, Benevento, Italy, 4 November 1902; Paolisi, Benevento, Italy, 29 August 1962):


Raffaele Inglese graduated from the University of Naples "Federico II" with honors, received a medical degree at the age of 26. He became a well-known and admired physician for his professional experience and generosity in dealing with patients, so to be appointed public health officer of Paolisi during 1929. His major medical achievement is the discovery of a new semiotic sign typical of Graves' Disease (“Occhio Basedowiano, un nuovo segno”, 1932), mentioned as “Inglese's sign” in various scientific treatises.


  • Gennaro Vaccaro, Panorama Biografico degli Italiani d'oggi, Armando Curcio Editore, Roma 1956, pp. 812

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