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Charles Audry

Born  1865-02-22
Died  1934

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French physician, born February 22, 1865, Lyon; died 1934.

Biography of Charles Audry

Charles Audry studied in Lyon. He received his doctorate there in 1890 and became Chef de clinique chirurgicale. In 1892 he was appointed Chargé de cours for the clinics of skin and venereal diseases in Toulouse, where he assumed the chair of these two disciplines in 1901.


  • Les tuberculoses du pied. Paris, 1890. Précis des maladies blenorrhagiques. Paris, 1892.
  • Précis élementaire des maladies vénériennes.
    Paris, 1901; 2nd edition, 1910.
  • Introduction à une clinique des maladies cutanées et vénériennes.Paris, 1901.
  • Traitement des maladies cutanées et vénériennes.
    With N. Joseph Durand (born 1876) and Joseph Nicolas (1868-1960). Paris, 1909.

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