Dupuytren, Guillaume, Baron
Guillaume Dupuytren, Baron (gēyōm´ bärôN´ düpüēträN´), 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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