Jean Marie Charles Abadie

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Jean Marie Charles Abadie
Born March 25, 1842
Died 1932
Occupation French ophthalmologist
Jean Marie Charles Abadie

Jean Marie Charles Abadie (March 25, 1842 – 1932) was a French ophthalmologist who was a native of Saint-Gaudens. He became a hospital intern in 1868 and a medical doctor in 1870. He practiced medicine at the Hôtel-Dieu de Paris.

Abadie was involved in developing treatments for glaucoma and trachoma, and discovered a diagnostic sign for exophthalmic goiter which is known as Abadie's sign.[1] He also introduced the practice of injecting alcohol into the Gasserian ganglion in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.

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