Alexander Skene

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Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene (/skn/; 17 June 1837 – 4 July 1900) was a British-American gynaecologist from Scotland who described what became known as Skene's glands.[1][2]

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Alexander J. C. Skene
Born(1837-06-17)June 17, 1837
DiedJuly 4, 1900(1900-07-04) (aged 63)
EducationUniversity of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
University of Michigan
Long Island College Hospital
Known for
  • co-founder of American Gynecological Society
  • founder of International Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics