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Henri Tenneson

Born  1836
Died  1913

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French physician, born December 30, 1836, Neuville-sur-Meuse; died September 1, 1913.

Biography of Henri Tenneson

Henri Tenneson studied in Paris where he obtained his doctorate in 1864 and in 1878 became médecin des hôpitaux. He subsequently worked successively at the Hôpital Tenon and Saint-Antoine, and 1888-1901 at the Hôpital Saint-Louis. His work mainly concerns the field of dermatology.


  • Traité clinique de dermatologie. Paris, 1893.

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