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Henry Mamou

Born  1903
Died  2000

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French endocrinologist, 1903-2000.

Biography of Henry Mamou

Henri Mamou was an interne des hopitaux de Paris 1927, chef de clinique à la faculte de medecine de paris 1931, médecin de l'Hôpital de la Pitié 1945. He was awarded the Legion of Honour and also received numerous foreign decorations. He described familial Mediterranean fever – Siegal-Cattan-Mamou syndrome – in 1952.

We thank Henry Mamou (his son) for informatiopn submitted.

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