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Georges Froin

Born  1874

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French physician, born 1874, Châteauneuf, Charente.

Biography of Georges Froin

Georges Froin received his doctorate in Paris in 1904. He is remembered for having described in 1903 the so-called Froin's syndrome.


  • Les Hémorragies sous-arachnoïdennes et le mécanisme de l'hématologie en général.
    Paris, 1904.
  • Hématolyse et hématogenèse. Bactériolyse et bactériogenèse.
    Paris, 1910.
  • La vie et les maladies du sang. Paris, 1911.

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