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Jean Baptiste Octave Landry de Thézillat - bibliography

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French physician and neurologist, born October 10, 1826, Limoges; died October 1865.


  • Recherches physiologiques et pathologiques sur les sensations tactiles.
    Archives générales de médecine, Paris, 1852.
  • Recherches sur les causes et les indications curatives des maladies nerveruses.
    Moniteur des hôpitaux, Paris. 1855.
  • Considérations générales sur la pathogénie et les indications curatives des maladies nerveuses.
    Doctoral thesis; Paris, 1854. An excerpt of above.
  • Mémoir sur la paralysie du sentiment d’activité musculaire.
    Gazette des hôpitaux, Paris, 1855.
  • De l’emploi du chloroforme et des narcotiques comme agents thérapeutiques.
    Moniteur des hôpitaux, Paris. 1857.
  • Traité complet des paralysies. T. I. Paris, Masson, 1859.

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