Louis Frédéric Wickham

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Doctor Louis Wickham's grave in Neuilly-sur-Seine community cemetery.

Louis Frédéric Wickham (28 February 1861, Paris – 14 October 1913, Mesnil-le-Roi) was a French physician and pathologist remembered for describing Wickham's striae.[1] He trained in medicine in Paris, receiving his M.D. in 1890. He studied dermatology at the Hôpital Saint-Louis in Paris before becoming physician at the Hôpital Saint-Lazare in 1897. After 1905 he worked on research into radium.[2]


  1. ^ Steffen C, Dupree ML (2004). "Louis-Frédéric Wickham and the Wickham's striae of lichen planus". Skinmed. 3 (5): 287–9. doi:10.1111/j.1540-9740.2004.02647.x. PMID 15365269. Retrieved 2009-04-13.
  2. ^ Louis Frédéric Wickham at Who Named It?

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