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Paul Ravaut

Born  1872

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French physician, born August 2, 1872, Saint-Cloud, département Seine-et-Oise.

Biography of Paul Ravaut

Paul Ravaut studied at Paris and received his doctorate in 1901. Here he became Médecin at the Hôpital Saint-Louis. His research concerns cytodiagnostics (with F. Widal), the cerebrospinal fluid in syphilitics, levurine, tuberculids, and the ultratuberculosis virus.

Ravaut was a member of the Académie de médecine.


  • Le diagnostic de la nature des épanchements séro-fibrineux de la plévre.
  • Cytodiagnostic. Paris, 1902.
  • La rachicentèse. With Gastinel and Velter. Paris, 1910.
  • Syphilis, Paludisme, Ambiase. Paris, 1918; 3rd edition, 1927.
  • Les maladies dites vénériennes. Paris, 1922; 2nd edition, 1930.
  • Les reactions cérébro-méningées chez l’enfant et le nouveau-né.
    Paris, 1924.
  • Le rhumatisme blennorragique. With R. Boulin; Paris, 1929.

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