Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/13812
Title: Toulouse-Lautrec and medicine: A triumph over infirmity
Contributor(s): Albury, William Randall  (author); Weisz, George M  (author)
Publication Date: 2013
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/13812
Abstract: Renowned 19th century French painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's most obvious association with medicine is through his bone disease. The condition from which he probably suffered was first described in 1954 by the French physician Robert Weissman-Netter. It was named pycnodysostosis in 1962 by Marateaux and Lamy and was soon attributed to this artist as the 'Toulouse-Lautrec Syndrome.' The retrospective diagnosis of his skeletal condition is highly probable but cannot be definitive, as no autopsy was done when he died, no x-rays were taken of his bones during life, and there has been no subsequent exhumation of his remains to allow post-mortem studies to be carried out.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Hektoen International, v.5 (3)
Publisher: Hektoen Institute of Medicine
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 2155-3017
Field of Research (FOR): 210307 European History (excl British, Classical Greek and Roman)
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://www.hektoeninternational.org/Toulouse_Lautrec_and_medicine.html
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