Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Duchesne de Paris

  • Duchenne de Boulogne

    JMS Pearce East Yorks, England   Fig 1. Duchenne examining facial muscles of expression. [From M√®canisme de la physionomie Humaine (1862)] The eponymous Duchenne muscular dystrophy still provokes a sense of sadness in afflicted families and therapeutic impotence in their medical attendants. Although both Edward Meryon (1852) and Wilhelm Griesinger (1865) published early case reports,…