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Jean-Alexandre Barré - bibliography

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Biography

French neurologist, born May 25, 1880, Nantes; died April 26, 1967, Strasbourg.

Bibliography

  • Les osteo-arthropathies du tabès.
    Doctoral dissertation, Paris, 1912.
  • F. Thiebaut:
    Obituaries. JA Barré (1880-1967).
    Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Amsterdam, 1968, 6: 381-382.

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