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François Moutier, a Norman aphasiologist of his time and ours Volume 7, issue 1, Janvier-Février-Mars 2015

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Académie nationale de médecine, 16 rue Bonaparte, 75272, Paris, Cedex 06

We wished to recall the Francois Moutier's surprising biography, a master of French aphasiology. After his thesis's defense, Pierre Marie, his master, demanded he forgot neurology and he became a gastro-enterologist. In this new specialty he was a famous innovator. We analysed Moutier's thesis about Broca aphasia, a very important contribution, with many figures, to history of language pathology.