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André Moussous

Born  1857
Died  1926

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French paediatrician, born June 6, 1857, Bordeaux; died 1926.

Biography of André Moussous

André Moussous studied in Bordeaux and Paris and received his doctorate in his native city in 1885. He became Agrégé in 1886, 1887 Médecin des Hôpitaux in Bordeaux, and received a teaching assignment for clinical paediatrics in 1890, and in 1898 became full professor of this discipline.


  • Contribution à l’étude des atrophies musculaires succédant aux affection articulaires. Bordeaux, 1885.
  • De la mort chez les phtisiques. Bordeaux, 1886.
  • Recueil de leçons cliniques sur les malades de l’enfance. Bordeaux, 1893.
  • Maladies congénitales du coeur. Bordeaux, 1895.
  • La gastroentérite des nourrissons. Bordeaux, 1910. He also contributed to the Traité des maladies de l’enfance as well as Pratique des maladies des enfants.

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