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Léon Dufourmentel

Léon Dufourmentel (1884 – July 29, 1957) was a French surgeon, son of a merchant, who specialized in maxillofacial surgery, leading to reconstructive surgery. Intern of Hospitals of Paris, then leader of the clinical faculty of medicine of Paris. He was the son-in-law of the anatomist Pierre Sebileau, and the father of plastic surgeon Claude Dufourmentel (Former head of department at the Hôpital Saint-Louis).

During the First World War, he was responsible for caring for gueules cassées (broken faces), and being led to the creation of units of maxillofacial surgery, he found a method for repairing facial wounds: He described a pedicled vascularized flap from the temporal scalp (popularly called a Dufourmentel flap)( and transferred the tissue to the chin area. This tissue transfer was more reliable than a free skin graft. It was his idea to first use prosthetic inclusions prior to 1930 - then implants used were mostly made of ivory, rubber on the nose.

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Some of their strengths

Léon Dufourmentel has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Generous, Creative, Bold, Determined, Charismatic, and Intelligent.

Soulful and Understanding

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Léon Dufourmentel is someone who is a soulful, understanding, and conscious person, who combines smarts with a deep talent for creativity and imagination. A person who seems to identify with family, heritage and ancestry.

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Léon Dufourmentel well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Ambitious and Forceful

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Léon Dufourmentel as someone who is ambitious, hard-working, determined, and intelligent.

A person who has a knack for identifying opportunities, has amazing concentration and focus, who can work independently, who likes starting new things, and who is somewhat of an intellectual.

Charismatic and Playful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Léon Dufourmentel is someone who is used to being the center of attention, and who has a playful approach to dealing with life.

They are also someone who is patient, assertive, and who is a natural leader that likes to help others in need.

Creative and Imaginative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Léon Dufourmentel tends to be someone who is sensitive, imaginative, creative, and somewhat of a dreamer. Who is intuitive and compassionate, and who has a friendly, easygoing, calming and relaxing effect on people and for whom friends and family mean the world.

Some of Léon Dufourmentel's challenges

While Léon Dufourmentel has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Léon Dufourmentel can be Selfish, Indecisive, Unrealistic, Impulsive, Careless, Relentless, and Inflexible.

Indecisive and Unrealistic

One of Léon Dufourmentel's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as indecisive and unrealistic.

Relentless and Inflexible

Léon Dufourmentel is someone who can be relentless, obsessive, and inflexible, who can be confrontational with work colleagues, can have difficulty communicating feelings and be somewhat reclusive, and who can be self-destructive, overindulgent, and extravagant.

Lethargic and Unrealistic

Finally, Léon Dufourmentel also can be too soft, lazy and lethargic, and who can have difficulty finding others who share a similarly dreamy outlook on life.

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