Hector Landouzy on facial paralysis in newborn children: the case studies of a 19th-century French hospital physician.

@article{Kirschenbaum2005HectorLO,
  title={Hector Landouzy on facial paralysis in newborn children: the case studies of a 19th-century French hospital physician.},
  author={Elyce Kirschenbaum and Walton O. Schalick and Diana P Faber and Stanley Finger},
  journal={Pediatric rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={180-6}
}
Marc-Hector Landouzy (1812-1864) was one of the first to describe facial paralysis in newborn, through a series of case studies. By examining these four cases in the context of Landouzy's life, publications and professional circumstances, this study shows how case studies were an important part of the scientific revolution within medicine in the 19th… CONTINUE READING