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François Alexis Albert Gombault - bibliography

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Biography

French neurologist, born October 2, 1844, Orléans; died September 1904.

Bibliography

  • Note sur les oblitérations du foie consecutive à la ligature du canal cholédoque.
    Written with Jean Martin Charcot.
    Archives de physiologie normale et pathologique, Paris, 1876, 8: 272-299.
  • Etude sur la sclérose latérale amyotrophique. Thesis, 1877.
  • Contribution à l'étude anatomique de la névrite parenchymateuse subaiguë ou chronique. Névrite segmentaire péri-axile.
    Archives de neurologie, Paris, 1880-1881; 1: 11. List of works in:
  • Progrés médical, Paris, 1905, 3. s. volume 20, page 222.

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