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Louis Brocq

Louis-Anne-Jean Brocq (1 February 1856 – 18 December 1928) was a French dermatologist born in Laroque-Timbaut, a village in the department of Lot-et-Garonne.

He practiced medicine in Paris at the Hospice la Rochefoucauld, the Hôpital Broca, and from 1906 to 1921, the Hôpital Saint-Louis. As a young physician he studied and worked with Jean Alfred Fournier (1832–1915), Jean Baptiste Emile Vidal (1825–1893) and Ernest Henri Besnier (1831–1909).

Brocq provided early, comprehensive descriptions of numerous skin disorders, including keratosis pilaris, parapsoriasis and a form of dermatitis called "Duhring-Brocq disease" (named with Louis Adolphus Duhring and sometimes referred to as dermatitis herpetiformis). Other eponymous skin diseases named after him are "Brocq's pseudopelade", a condition involving progressive scarring of the scalp, and "Brocq-Pautrier angiolupoid", a specific type of sarcoidosis of the skin named in conjunction with Dr. Lucien-Marie Pautrier (1876–1959). With Pautrier he also described "Brocq-Pautrier syndrome" (glossitis rhombica mediana), characterized by rhomboid and shiny lesions on the midline of base of the tongue. Brocq is also credited for developing a tar solution used for the treatment of psoriasis.

Along with Ernest Besnier and Lucien Jacquet, he published a four volume encyclopedia of dermatology, titled "La pratique dermatologigue" (1900–04).

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Some of their strengths

Louis Brocq has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Intelligent, Energetic, Generous, Diplomatic, Polite, Resilient, and Selfless.

Idealistic and Altruistic

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Louis Brocq is someone who is an idealist and an altruist who possesses an innovative, intellectual, and analytical mind, and who approaches life in an optimistic and easygoing manner. A person who is known for being fun and creative.

Strong and Resilient

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Louis Brocq well know them as someone who can be strong, expansive, and stable like a big tree.

Methodical and Exacting

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Louis Brocq as someone who is careful, methodical, and a perfectionist.

A person who forms successful business partnerships, who appreciates the variety the world has to offer, who takes a frugal approach to life and tends to be a workaholic, and who engages in things that let them express their opinion.

Realistic and Skillful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Louis Brocq is someone who is able to separate emotions from reality, see the world in terms of right or wrong, and who is very good at getting things done.

They are also someone who is balanced, stable, and energetic, who likes the idea of home and family, and who is very comfortable being the person in charge.

Altruistic and Innovative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Louis Brocq tends to be someone who sacrifices things for the good of others and wants to do "good" in the world. Who is often thought of as an innovator or rebel who thrives when trying to chase a breakthrough of some sort, who has a clear and sound mind, and who can be charming and sociable.

Some of Louis Brocq's challenges

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

For example, Louis Brocq can be Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Impulsive, Careless, Hesitant, Narcissistic, and Sensitive.

Rebellious and Emotionally Distant

One of Louis Brocq's key challenges is that they are someone who can be rebellious and emotionally distant.

Sensitive and Critical

Louis Brocq is someone who can be insecure, critical, and pessimistic, who can have difficulty relaxing, can be possessive and jealous, and who can have difficulty listening to others' opinions and perspectives and make hasty decisions.

Serious and Callous

Finally, Louis Brocq also can be too giving, come across as too "high and mighty", and can have a hard time expressing feelings.

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