Forestier, Jacques

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Jacques, French rheumatologist, 1890–.
Forestier disease - a generalized spinal and extraspinal articular disorder characterized by calcification and ossification of ligaments. Synonym(s): diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
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Fabio Borini gave Sunderland the lead just before half-time against French top flight side Montpellier at the Stade Jacques Forestier in Aix-les-Bains, but Souleymane Camara levelled midway through the second period.
They will then face Montpellier at the Stade Jacques Forestier, an hourand-a-half's drive away in Aix-les-Bains, on the Saturday.
In the 1930s, based on a widely held--but probably erroneous--connection at the time between tuberculosis and rheumatoid arthritis, a French doctor, Jacques Forestier, developed the use of gold drugs for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.