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Karl Axel Ekbom

Born 1907
Died 1977

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Swedish neurologist, born September 23, 1907, Gothenburg; died March 15, 1977, Uppsala.

Biography of Karl Axel Ekbom

Karl Axel Ekbom held the chair of neurology at the University of Upsala from 1958 to 1974.

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