French physician, born August 11, 1868, Lyon; died 1960.
Biography of Joseph Nicolas
Joseph Nicolas studied at Lyon, becoming Externe in 1890, Interne 1892, doctor of medicine 1895, Médecin des hôpitaux and agrégé in 1904. From 1906 he was professor of dermatology and syphilology in Lyon.
Nicolas was co-publisher of Annales de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie.
- Traité des maladies parasitaires et infectieuses.
Paris, 1908; 2nd edition, 1912.
- Le traitement mercuriel de la syphilis. Paris, 1910.
- Hygiène de la peau et du cuir chevelu.
With A. Jambon. Paris, 1911; 2nd edition, 1920.
- Syphilis et tréponémose.
In: Nouveau traité de médecine,volume 4. Paris, 1925.
- J. Nicolas, H. Moutot, H. Charlet:
Thérapeutique de la syphilis et des maladies vénériennes.
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