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Maurice Lannois

Born  1856

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French otologist, born November 6, 1856, Clichy-la-Garenne, Seine.

Biography of Maurice Lannois

Maurice Lannois studied in Paris, where he received his doctorate in 1880 and at first was military physician at Val-de-Grâce. He subsequently received further education in otology in Vienna with Adam Politzer (1835-1920) and Leopold Ritter von Schrötter-Kristelli (1837-1908). In 1886 he settled as otologist in Lyon and that year was appointed agrégé. He became médecin des hôpitaux in 1889 and was made in charge of a department for diseases of the ear, becoming professor adjoint in 1908, in 1921 titular professor, 1927 honorary professor.

One of the most distinguished oto-rhino-laryngologists in France in his time, Lannois also concerned himself extensively with general medicine and took a particular interest in diseases of the nerves.


  • Les thérapeutiques récentes dans les maladies nerveuses.
    With A. Porot. Paris, 1907.
  • Précis des maladies de l'oreille, du nez, du pharynx et du larynx.
    2 volumes. Paris, 1908.
  • Formes cliniques du syndrome de Ménière.
    With F. Chavanne. Paris, 1908.
  • La syphilis nasale et son traitement.
    With R. Gallard. In Monogr. oto-rhin.laryng., volume 12. Paris.

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