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Léon Bouveret - bibliography

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Biography

French internist, born 1850, Saint-Julien-sur-Reyssouze; died 1929.

Bibliography

  • Les sueurs morbides. His work for professeur agrégé at the faculty of medicine in Lyon, on pathological (sickly) perspiration. Paris, 1880.
  • Syphilis, ataxie, cardiopathie. Paris, 1885.
  • La fièvre typhoïde traité par les bains froids.
    With Raymond Tripier. Paris, 1886; translated into German.
  • De la tachyardie essentielle paroxystique.
    Revue de médecine, Paris, 1889, 9: 753-793, 837-855.
  • Traité d'emphyème. Paris, 1888.
  • La neurasthénie. Paris, 1890; 2nd edition, 1891.
  • La dyspepsie par hypersécretion gastrique.
    With Eugène Devic (1869-1930). Paris, 1891.
  • Traité des maladies de l'estomac. Paris, 1893.
  • Essai sur la pathogénie du cancer. Paris, 1930.
  • Gunnar Wickbom:
    Internmedicinaren som stödde kirurgin.
    Läkartidningen, Stockholm, 1993, 90 (3): 162-165.
    In the series: Mannen bakom syndromet [The Man Behind the Syndrome].

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