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Gaetano Perusini

Born 1879
Died 1915

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Italian physician, 1879-1915.

Biography of Gaetano Perusini

Gaetano Perusini was a pupil and co-woerker of Alzheimer in the anatomical laboratory and the psychiatric clinic in Munich under Alzheimer, and was assistant physician in a mental asylum in Rome.

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