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Friedrich Wohlwill

Born  1881
Died  1958

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German neuropathologist, 1881-1958. Hamburg; Lissabon.

Biography of Friedrich Wohlwill

Friedrich Wohlwill was a neuropathologist at the St. Georg Hospital in Hamburg.


  • Ueber die nur mikroskopisch erkennbare Form der Periarteriitis nodosa.
    Virchows Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medizin, Berlin, 1923, 246: 377-411.
  • Ueber Encephalomyelitis bei Masern.
    Zeitschrift für die Gesamte Neurologie und Psychiatrie, Berlin, 1928, 112: 20.

  • E. L. Matteson:
    Polyarteritis nodosa and microscopicpolyarteritis: translation of the original articles on classic polyarteritis nodosa by Adolf Kuddmaul and Rudolf Maier and microscopic polyarteritis nodosa by Friedrich Wohlwill.
    Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Prees. 1998.
  • E. L. Matteson:
    History of early investigation in polyarteritis nodosa.
    Arthritis Care Research, 1999, 12: 294-302.
  • E. L. Matteson:
    Historical perspective of the classification of vasculitis.
    Arthritis Care Research 2000; 44: 122-127.
  • E. L. Matteson:
    Historical perspective of vasculitis: Polyarterits nodosa and microscopic polyangiitis. Current Rheumatology Reports 2002; 4: 67-74.
We thank Cesar J. Guimarães-Soares, MD, for information submitted.

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