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Ernest Henri Besnier - bibliography

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French dermatologist, born April 21, 1831, Honfleur, département Calvados, Basse-Normandie; died May 15, 1909, Paris.


  • Traité des étranglements internes de l'intestin.
    1 volume in 8, Paris, 1860.
  • Rapports sur les maladies régnates à Paris.
    2 volumes in 8, 1861-1880.
  • Rhumatisme.
    Dictionnaire encyclopédique des sciences médicales, Paris, 1876; 4rd series; 1: 3-25.
  • Rapport sur le prurigo. Congrès de Londres.
  • Rapport sur la lèpre. Berlin.
  • La traitement de l'eczéma et le traitement du psoriasis.
    In: Traité de thérapeutique appliquée. Published under the supervision of Albert Robin. Besnier published a large number of articles in Dictionnaire encyclopédique des sciences médicales.

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