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Leonard Marie Lucien Jacquet

Born  1860
Died  1914

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French dermatologist, born October 30, 1860, Sauviat, département Haute-Vienne; died December 20, 1914, Royan.

Biography of Leonard Marie Lucien Jacquet

Leonard Marie Lucien Jacquet first attended the medical school in Limoges and became interne in Paris in 1883. Among his teachers were Louis-Arthur Sevestre (1843-1907), Ernest Henri Besnier (1831-1909), and Georges Maurice Debove (1845-1920). He obtained his doctorate in 1888, became médecin des hôpitaux 1896 and from 1903 worked in the Hôpital Saint-Antoine. He chose dermatology and syphilology as his speciality and concerned himself with pruritus, the pathogenesis of pruriginous eruptions and the alopecia areata. With his ”bio-kinetic” treatment he gave new ways in the treatment of certain dermatoses.


  • Précis élémentaire de dermatologie.
    With Louis Anne Jean Brocq. Paris, 1893-1895.
  • Pratique dermatologique.
    With Ernst Henri Besnier and Louis Anne Jean Brocq. Paris, 1900.

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