Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: bone disease

  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and medicine: A triumph over infirmity

    William R. AlburyGeorge M. WeiszNew South Wales, Australia The “Toulouse-Lautrec Syndrome” 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…