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Paul Blum

Born  1878
Died  1933

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French dermatologist, 1878-1933.

Biography of Paul Blum

Paul Blum was an assistant to Gougerot at L’Hôpital St. Louis, and became Médecine en chef at L’Hôpital St. Lazare and L’Hôpital de Saint-Denis.

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