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Albert Mathieu

Born 1855
Died 1917

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French physician, born August 7, 1855, Thin-le-Moutier, Mézières; died July 7, 1917, Marly-le-Roy.

Biography of Albert Mathieu

Albert Mathieu was the son of a physician. He studied in Paris and became an interne in 1878. He was particularly influenced by Ernest-Charles Lasègue (1816-1883) and Charles Lailler (1822-1893), and in 1883 received his doctorate with a remarkable thesis on purpura haemorrhagica. He first mainly concerned himself with dermatology, but after having been chef de clinique with Germain Sée (1818-1896) in 1883, he turned to the study of digestive diseases, in which field he made important contributions. He worked at the Hôpital St.-Andral 1896, and then worked in the Hôpital St.-Antoine.

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