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Landouzy's syndrome

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Eponym used to indicate the secondary muscular atrophy caused by sciatica.

See also Cotugno’s syndrome (sciatic neuritis), under Domenico Felice Antonio Cotugno, Italian physician, 1736-1822.


  • J. T. Landouzy:
    De la sciatique et de l’atrophie musculair qui peut la compliquer. Archives générales de médecine, Paris, 1875, 25: 303-325.

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