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Louis-Anne-Jean Brocq - bibliography

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French dermatologist, born February 1, 1856, Laroque-Timbaut, Lot-et-Garonne; died December 18, 1928.


  • Etude critique et clinique sur la dermatite exfoliatrice généralisé etc. Paris. 1882.
  • Traitement des maladies de la peau.
    Paris, 1890; 2nd edition, 1892.
  • Précis élémentaire de dermatologie. Paris, 1893.
  • Traitement des dermatoses par la petite chirurgie et les agents physiques. Paris, 1898.
  • La pratique dermatologique. Paris, 1900-1904.
  • Traite élémentaire de dermatologie pratique.
    2 volumes, Paris, 1907.
  • Consultations dermatologiques. Paris, 1911.
  • Précis-atlas de dermatologie pratique. Paris, 1921.
  • Cliniques dermatologiques. Paris, 1924 and 1927.

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