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Louis Frédéric Wickham - bibliography

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French internist and pathologist, born February 28, 1861, Paris; died October 14, 1913, Mesnil-le-Roi, département Seine-et-Oise.


  • Contribution à l’étude des psorospermoses cutanées et de certaines formes de cancer, maladie de la peau dite maladie de Paget. Paris, 1890.
    Referring to Paget's extramammary disease. See under Sir James Paget, British surgeon and physiologist, 1814-1899.
  • Traité de radiumthérapie.
    With Paul Degrais (born 1874). Paris, 1909; 2nd edition, 1912.
  • Le radium. With Paul Degrais (born 1874). Actual méd., Paris, 1912.

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