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Erich Letterer

Born  1895
Died  1982

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German pathologist, 1895-1982.

Biography of Erich Letterer

Erich Letterer was affiliated with the University of Tübingen.


  • Prof. Dr. Eugen Kirch zum 80. Geburtstag.
    Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, Stuttgart, 1968, 93: 458-459. (Eugen Kirch, 1888-1973).
  • E. Müller:
    Erich Letterer.
    Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, Stuttgart, 1965, 90: 1222-1225.

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