Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Toulouse-Lautrec syndrome

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

    William R. Albury George M. Weisz New South Wales, Australia   Fig. 1 – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 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…