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Paul Rudolf Geipel

Born 1869
Died 1956

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Paul Rudolf Geipel, German pathologist, 1869-1956.

Biography of Paul Rudolf Geipel

Internett: Paul Rudolf Geipel became prosector at the Johannst├Ądter Krankenhaus in Dresden at the age of 33. He published numerous studies on clinical-pathological problems. He is particularly remembered for his publications in 1906 and 1909 of microscopically recognisable granuloma in the myocardium specific for rheumatic fever.

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