Dupuytren, Guillaume, Baron

Dupuytren, Guillaume, Baron

Dupuytren, Guillaume, Baron (gēyōmˈ bärôNˈ düpüēträNˈ), 1777–1835, French surgeon. As professor at the Hôtel Dieu, Paris, from 1812, he was noted as diagnostician, lecturer, and surgeon. He wrote on surgery, described a fracture of the fibula and a contraction of the hand that bear his name, and founded the chair of pathological anatomy at the Univ. of Paris. He was made a baron in 1823.
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