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Hans Jessen Panner

Born  1871
Died  1930

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Danish radiologist, born August 13, 1871, Rødby; died August 11, 1930.

Biography of Hans Jessen Panner

Hans Jessen Panner graduated in 1896 and after a sustained hospital service turned to radiology. In 1905 he became head of the roentgenological institute at the St. Joseph Hospital, and from 1908 also at the clinic of J. Schou. He took over the x-ray clinic at the Rigshospitalet in 1912. His particular fields of interest were gastrointestinal and bone diseases.

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