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Théophile A. J. Alajouanine - bibliography

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Biography

French neurologist, born June 12, 1890, Verneix, département Allier; died 1980.

Bibliography

  • La diplegie faciale cérébraIe (forme corticale de la paralysie pseudo-bulbaire).
    With R. Thurel.
    Revue neurologique, Paris, 1932, 38: 516-517.
  • Le Syndrome operculaire unilatéral avec atteinte controlatérale du territoire des V, VII, IX, XI, XIIe nerfs craniens.
    Th. Alajouanine, G. Boudin, B. Pertuiset and B Pépin.
    Revue neurologique, Paris, 1959, 101: 168-171. Biographical:
  • Barry G. Firkin and Judith A. Whitworth:
    Dictionary of Medical Eponyms.
    The Parthenon Publishing Group. 1989. New edition in 2002.

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