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William Auguste Dubreuilh

Born 1857
Died 1935

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French dermatologist, born May 9, 1857, Bordeaux; died 1935.

Biography of William Auguste Dubreuilh

William Auguste Dubreuilh studied in Paris, graduating MD in 1885. He became professeur agrégé of general medicine, and in 1893 Chargé de cours of dermatology, working there from 1909 to 1927 as professor of dermatology.

Dubreuilh was co-publisher of Hermann Luwig Eichhorst’s (1849-1921) Handbuch der speciellen Pathologie und Therapie (2 volumes, Vienna and Leipzig, 1883-1884).

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