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Cesare Frugoni

Born  1881
Died  1978

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Italian physician, born May 4, 1881, Bescia; died January 6, 1978.

Biography of Cesare Frugoni

Cesare Frugoni studied in Pavia and Florence, obtaining his doctorate in 1905. He was habilitated for medical pathology in Florence in 1911, in 1913 for clinical medicine and in 1928 became professor of this discipline in Padua. In 1931 he was called to Rome to succeed Vittorio Ascoli (1863-1931) as professor of clinical medicine.


  • Il morbo Erb-Goldflam è un’affezione muscolare. Florence, 1907.
  • Studî clinici sulle alterasioni del ritmo respiratorio. Rome, 1910.
  • Contributo clinico e critico a proposito del morbo di Parkinson. Florence, 1911.
  • Arteriosclerosi gastro-intestinale. Florence, 1912.
  • Contributio allo studio delle crisi ematometiche. Florence, 1914.
  • Studî sul’ittero epidemico castrense.
    With Giuseppe Felice Gardenghi (1875-1930) and Giuseppe Ancona. Florence, 1917.
  • Sulla patogenesi degli attesi di asma notturno. With S. Pisani. Florence, 1918.
  • L’asma bronchiale. With Giuseppe Ancona. Torino, 1927. 226 pages.
  • Isidor Fischer, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932. Page 460.

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