Pourfour du Petit (1664-1741).

Pourfour du Petit (1664-1741). Rev Neurol (Paris). 2020 Jul 09;: Authors: Pearce JMS Abstract François Pourfour du Petit was a Parisian experimental neuro-anatomist, and ophthalmologist, who investigated his extensive wartime experiences of brain and spinal injuries and verified his conclusions by animal experiments. His results showed with great originality that brain injuries caused weakness or paralysis of the opposite limbs. He also clarified the anatomy of the spinal cord and decussation of the pyramidal tracts, and demonstrated the anatomy and clinical significance of the cervical sympathetic chain. PMID: 32654778 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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