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Sir Robert Hutchison (1871–1960) of London and the causes and treatment of rickets
  1. P M Dunn
  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor Dunn
    Department of Child Health, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Southmead, Bristol BS10 5BN, UK;


A general physician with a special interest in nutrition and in children, Sir Robert Hutchison became a leader in medicine and paediatrics in the United Kingdom during the early decades of the 20th century. His wisdom and wit educated and amused successive generations of students and doctors.

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