Italian physician, born May 4, 1881, Bescia; died January 6, 1978.
Biography of Cesare Frugoni
Cesare Frugoni studied in Pavia and Florence, obtaining his doctorate in 1905. He was habilitated for medical pathology in Florence in 1911, in 1913 for clinical medicine and in 1928 became professor of this discipline in Padua. In 1931 he was called to Rome to succeed Vittorio Ascoli (1863-1931) as professor of clinical medicine.
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