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Landouzy's syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Landouzy's ischias

Related people

Eponym used to indicate the secondary muscular atrophy caused by sciatica.

Description

Eponym used to indicate the secondary muscular atrophy caused by sciatica.

See also Cotugno’s syndrome (sciatic neuritis), under Domenico Felice Antonio Cotugno, Italian physician, 1736-1822.

Bibliography

  • J. T. Landouzy:
    De la sciatique et de l’atrophie musculair qui peut la compliquer. Archives générales de médecine, Paris, 1875, 25: 303-325.

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