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Georg Arndt

Born 1874-09-02
Died 1929-08-09

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German dermatologist, born September 2, 1874, Berlin; died August 9, 1929, Berlin.

Biography of Georg Arndt

Georg Arndt first went into surgery, served as ship's physician and then trained in dermatology with Hugues Oltramare (1851-) in Geneva, Raymond Jacques Adrien Sabouraud (1864-1938), Ferdinand Jean Darier (1856-1938), and Louis Ann Jean Brocq (1856-1928) in Paris, as well as with Josef Jadassohn (1863-1936) in Bern. In 1906 he became assistant of Edmund Lesser (1852-1918) at the Berlin Charité clinic, and in 1916 came to Strassburg as ordinarius. In 1919 he was called to Berlin as ordinarius. His work concerns scarred alopezia, lichen nitidus, leucaemic and a-leucaemic lymphadenosis of the skin. He made one of the first descriptions of sporotrichosis.

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