Jean René Cruchet
French phyician, born March 21, 1875, Bordeaux; died 1959.
Biography of Jean René Cruchet
Jean René Cruchet studied in Bordeaux. He received his doctorate in 1902 and became Chef de clinique médicale. He became Médecin des hôpitaux in 1907 and was habilitated as a lecturer the same year. In 1920 he became titular professor of general pathology and therapy. In 1926 he assumed the chair of pediatrics at Bordeaux. His main fields of work were tic diseases, spastic torticollis, encephalomyelitis epidemica and flyers’ disease.
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