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Ernest-Charles Lasègue - bibliography

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French internist, born September 5, 1816, Paris; died March 20, 1883, Paris.


  • De Stahl et sa doctrine médicale.
    Doctoral thesis; Paris, 1847.
  • De la marcher de la choléra dans la Russia méridionale.
    Archives générales de médecine, 1848.
  • Sur la paralysie générale et progressive. Thesis for agrégé, 1853.
  • Études historiques sur l’aliénation mentale.
    Annales médico-psychologiques, 1844, 1845.
  • Du traitement moral.
    Annales médico-psychologiques, 1846-1847.
  • Pierre Astruc:
    Charles Lasegue ( 1816-1883 ). Les biographies medicales. Les Maîtres du passé. Paris, J.-B. Baillière et fils. Volume 2, 1934.
We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper for information submitted.

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