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Henri Verger - bibliography

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French neurologist, born 1873, Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde; died September 16, 1930, Saintonge.


  • Essai de classification de quelques névralgies faciales par les injections de cocaine loco dolenti.
    Revue de médecine, Paris, 1904, 24: 34-63, 134-164.
    Classification of the neuralgias.
  • La paralysie générale traumatique. Paris, 1913.

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