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Carlos Arthur Moncorvo de Figueiredo

Carlos Arthur Moncorvo de Figueiredo, Brazilian pediatrician (Rio de Janeiro 31 August 1846 -25 July 1901)
 
 
 
Authored over 80 works
 
Discovered Wurtz papaine independently (1879)
 
He would have reported the first case of nodose chronic rheumatism in children (1880)
 
Developed whooping cough treatment by resorcin (1883)
 
Developed a new diagnose technique employing the stomach dilatation of children (1885)
 

First used analgesic exalgine in chorea treatment

Sur un cas de chorée gueri par l’emploi de l’exalgin. Bull. Gener. Therap. (1890)
 

Described blennorrhagic rheumatism in children

Sur Le rhumatisme blenorrhagique. La Médecine Infantile (1894)
 
 
 

HONORS

Prix Montyon, Academie des Sciences de France (1884)

Prix Desportes, Academie de Medecine de Paris (1886)

World Columbian Comission Prize for his book Children’s diseases and their remedies (1893)