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Charles Louis Xavier Arnozan

Born  1852-11-12
Died  1928

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French physician, born November 12, 1852, Bordeaux; died early 1928.

Biography of Charles Louis Xavier Arnozan

Charles Louis Xavier Arnozan became doctor of medicine in Paris in 1879 and agrégé in 1880. An outstanding clinician and therapist, he worked as professor of clinical medicine in Bordeaux. His most important works concern vomiting, eruptive fever, polyuria and albuminuria.

With Louis Vaillard (1850-1935) he showed that blockage of the pancreatic ducts caused atrophy of the pancreas but not diabetes.


  • Des lésions trophiques consécutives aux maladies du système nerveux. Paris, 1880.
  • Contribution à l’étude du pancreas du lapin. Lésions provoquées par la ligature du canale de Wirsung.
    With Louis Vaillard. Archives de physiologie normale et pathologique, Paris, 1884, 3 sér., 3: 287-316.
  • Précis de thérapeutique.
    Paris, 1900-1901. 5th edition, with J. Charles, 1921.
  • Précis de consultations médicales.
    Paris, 1910. 2nd edition with J. Charles.
  • Précis d’hydrologie médicale.
    With Lamarque. Paris, 1913.

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