Disabling Diseases to Study Medical Studies in Cuba


  1. Amputations of total limbs or of limb segments, excluding those of lower limbs that are partial and do not require the use of prostheses
    Marked kypho-scoliosis
  2. Nanism
  3. Amputation or agenesis of the fingers of one or both hands that affect manual skills
  4. Ankylosis of large joints
  5. Pectum Excavatum or Carinatum with cardio-respiratory failure
  6. Bending, shortening or lengthening of limbs that make it difficult for them to function or wear clothes or footwear
  7. Acromegaly
  8. Chorea or athetosis
  9. Bilateral palpebral ptosis
  10. Retinitis Pigmentosa
  11. Congenital Glaucoma
  12. Bilateral Congenital Cataracts
  13. Severe Hearing Loss or Bilateral Kyphosis
  14. Voice disorders and speech disorders
  15. High degree of stuttering
  16. Rhinolalias
  17. Pemphigus
  18. Fixed Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  19. Generalized dermatitis
  20. Leprosy
  21. Genodermatosis, Ichthyosis (take into account the location and extent of the lesion). Epidermolysis bulosa, Xeroderma pigmentosa, Von
  22. Recklinghausen disease
  23. Psoriasis
  24. Limb paralysis
  25. Ataxias
  26. Difficult to control epilepsies
  27. Mental deficiency of any degree
  28. Personality disorder in a permanent state of maladjustment or with frequent periods of decompensation
  29. Permanent mental disorders or in the form of frequent attacks despite treatment
  30. Sequel to traumatic injuries, burns or surgical interventions, retractable scars or keloids, which make movement difficult or produce functional impotence or which pose serious aesthetic problems or which make it difficult to wear clothing or footwear
  31. Congenital malformations or disfigurements of any permanent etiology.
  32. Malignant neoplasms
  33. Hemophilia
  34. Sickle Cell Anemia (SICKLEMIA) Hypoplastic and Aplastic Anemias
  35. Chronic Hepatitis with positive antigen
  36. Cyanotic congenital heart disease
  37. Congenital or acquired heart disease with limited physical capacity
  38. HIV AIDS
  39. Tuberculosis in any of its manifestations
  40. Addictions to psycho-reactive substances prohibited by Cuban laws
  41. In the case of application to study Bachelor of Nursing, allergy to penicillin or another product.

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