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Maurice Constantin Perrin

Born  1826
Died  1889

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French physician, born April 26, 1826, Vézelise, Meurthe; died September 1, 1889.

Biography of Maurice Constantin Perrin

Maurice Constantin Perrin studied in Paris, where he obtained his doctorate in 1851. He was professor of surgery at the school of military medicine and pharmacy at the hospital Val-de-Grâce in Paris and Médecin Inspecteur to the army. At Val-de-Grâce he was also directeur des conférences d'ophtalmoscopie et d'optométrie.


  • De l’huile de foie de morue, et de ses effect dans la phthisie pulmonaire.
    Doctoral dissertation, Paris, 1851.
  • Du rôle de l’alcool et des anesthétiques dans l’organisme. Recherches expérimentales.
    Written with J. L. P. Duroy and Ludger Lallemand (1820-1862). Paris, 1860.
  • Luxation traumatique suivie de luxation volontaire du fémur droit; Remarques au sujet des luxations volonatires du femur.
    Bulletin de la Société de chirurgie de Paris (1859), 1860; 10: 12.
  • Traité d’anesthésie chirurgicale. Written with Ludger Lallemand.
    Bulletin de la Société de chirurgie de Paris, 1863. Or 1868?
  • Traité pratique d’ophthalmoscopie et d’optométrie. Paris, Masson, 1872.
  • Atlas des maladies profondes de l’oeil. 1879.
  • J. Pagel, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon hervorragender Ärzte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts.
    Urban & Schwarzenberg, Berlin and Vienna, 1901. Page 1273.
  • August Hirsch, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte aller Zeiten und Völker.
    Urban & Schwarzenberg. 2nd edition. Berlin, 1929. Volume 4: 561-562.

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