Guillaume Dupuytren

Surgeon

1777 – 1835

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Who was Guillaume Dupuytren?

Baron Guillaume Dupuytren was a French anatomist and military surgeon. Although he gained much esteem for treating Napoleon Bonaparte's hemorrhoids, he is best known today for Dupuytren's contracture which is named after him and which he described in 1831.

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Born
Oct 5, 1777
Limoges
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Feb 8, 1835
Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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