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French Henri MONDOR

French physician, surgeon, and a historian of French literature and medicine

Source :  Jacques CHANIS

Born: on May 20, 1885 in Saint-Cernin, France
Died: on April 06, 1962 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France


Mondor was a professor of clinical surgery in Paris and became a member of The National Academy of Medicine in 1945, The French Academy in 1946 and The Academy of Science in 1961.

He is well known for his studies of rectal cancer and urgent diagnosis. Mondor's disease (thrombophlebitis of the superficial veins of the breast and anterior chest wall) is named after him.

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