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Louis Siltzbach

Born  1906
Died  1980

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American physician, 1906-1980.

Biography of Louis Siltzbach

Working at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Louis Siltzbach made important contributions the the knowledge of the diagnosis, course and treatment of sarcoidosis

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