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April 2018

Albert Sézary—The Man, the Cell, and the Syndrome

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  • 1University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville
JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(4):496-497. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.6475

Albert Sézary, the notable French dermatologist, was born on December 26, 1880, in Algiers.1 Sézary first trained in general medicine and neurology under Joseph Déjerine and Fulgence Raymond and then underwent his dermatological training with Edouard Jeanselme and Lucien Jacquet.2 Sézary became physician of the hospitals of Paris in 1921, served as the head of department in Hôpital Broca from 1925 to 1929, and then was the head of Pavillon Brocq at l’Hôpital Saint-Louis from 1929 to 1945. He was appointed professor of medicine at the University of Paris in 1927.2

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