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Carl Julius Munch-Petersen

Born  1896
Died  1967

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Danish physician, 1896-1967. Århus.

Biography of Carl Julius Munch-Petersen

Besides Munch-Petersens syndrome (=Redlich's syndrome), or abortive disseminated encephalomyelitis, Munch-Petersen is also associated with schizobasia, a functional type of gait disorder in organic nerve diseases.

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