ROUSSY (Gustave)

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ROUSSY (Gustave)
LA COUCHE OPTIQUE (ÉTUDE ANATOMIQUE, PHYSIOLOGIQUE & CLINIQUE) LE SYNDROME THALAMIQUE. Paris, G. Steinheil 1907 Grand in-8° relié, demi-toile grenat, 1907. XVI-371 pages, 111 figures in-texte. Rare exemplaire de la thèse de doctorat de médecine du grand neurologue. «With Déjerine [Roussy] brought to light the thalamic syndrome (1906), and a year later, in his doctoral dissertation [offered here], he explored the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the thalamus [...]. Altogether it was shown that the lesion responsible for the syndrome was situated in the ?external' thalamic nucleus, in its lateral and posterior parts, and extended through the ?internal' and median nuclei, involving some of the fibers of the posterior limb of the internal capsule» (Haymaker & Schiller, Founders of Neurology, pp. 510-11».
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