Sézary, Albert

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Sézary, Albert Gender: M
born on 26 December 1880 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Algiers, Algeria, 36n47, 3e03
Timezone LMT m3e03 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 04°59' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 23°42 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 15°47'


French dermatologist and syphilogist who introduced the combination of arsenic and bismuth for the treatment of syphilis in 1923. He also proposed pentavalent arsenic as a treatment for general paresis of the insane. His name is lent to "Sézary cells" (an atypical T-lymphocyte that contains vacuoles filled with mucopolysaccharide) and "Sézary's disease" (Sézary's syndrome; a form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma).

He served as a hospital interne in Algiers (from 1901) and Paris (from 1905), where he worked with neurologists Joseph Jules Dejerine and Fulgence Raymond and dermatologists Lucien Jacquet and Edouard Jeanselme. He received his medical doctorate in 1909, and from 1919 to 1926 was laboratory chief in the clinic for skin and syphilitic diseases at the Hôpital Saint-Louis. In 1927 he became an associate professor for skin and venereal diseases, and two years later was appointed chef de service at the Hôpitaux Broca and Saint-Louis.

He died on 1 December 1956 in Paris, aged 75.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #674 [1].


  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Dermatologist and syphilogist)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Sézary cells")
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Sézary's disease/ syndrome")