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Alexandre-Achille Souques - bibliography

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French neurologist, born February 6, 1860, Peyre, commune Compregnac, département Aveyron; died 1944, Servou, Seine-et-Marne.


  • Infantilism hypophysaire.
    Written with Stephen Chauvet (1885-1950).
    Nouvelle iconographie de la Salpêtrière, Paris, 1913, 26: 69-80.
  • Rapport sur les syndromes parkinsoniens.
    Revue Neurologique, Paris, 1921, 28: 534-573.
    Souques recognized the importance of encephalitis letharigica as a cause of parkinsonism; more than any other neurologist he was responsible for unifying its diverse manifestations.
  • Kinésie paradoxale.
    Revue Neurologique, Paris, 1921, 37: 559-560.
    Older description of parkinsonian persons who can run much easier than walk. In 1928 Souques wrote the preface to a new edition of L’électro-diagnostic by the mathematician/ physicist Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem (1861-1916).

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