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Marie-Guillaume-Alphonse Devergie - bibliography

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Biography

French physician, born February 15, 1798, Paris; died October 2, 1879, Paris.

Bibliography

  • Médecine légale, théorique et pratique.
    1835; 2nd edition, Paris, 1840; 3rd edition, Paris, 1852.
  • Traité pratique des maladies de la peau. Paris, 1854, 1857. Obituaries:
  • Paul Camille Hippolyte Brouardel (1837-1906) in Annales d’hygiène publique et de médecine légale, 3rd series, 1879, II: 487.
  • Charles Devilliers (1812-) in Annales d’hygiène publique et de médecine légale, 3rd series, 1879, II: 527.

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