Dejerine, Joseph Jules

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Dejerine, Joseph Jules

(dĕ-zhrēn′)
Swiss-born Fr. neurologist, 1849–1917.

Dejerine syndrome

A condition in which deep sensation is depressed but tactile sense is normal, caused by a lesion of the long root fibers of the posterior spinal column.
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Meanwhile, in 1888, Augusta had married the distinguished French neurologist Joseph Jules Dejerine (of the Charite Hospital, Paris) and became Augusta Dejerine-Klumpke.
However, many clinicians still refer to it by the names of the French doctors who first described it in the late 19th century, Joseph Jules Dejerine and Jules Sottas.