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Émile Leredde

Born 1866
Died 1926

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French dermatologist, born 1866, Paris; died late 1926.

Biography of Émile Leredde

Émile Leredde studied in Paris and received his doctorate there in 1893. His scientific work concerns dermatology (semiology and prognosis of eosinophilia in dermatoses), syphilology and social medicine. He was an outstanding clinician.

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