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Agostino Pasini

Born 1875
Died 1944

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Italian dermatologist, born March 8, 1875, Milano; died 1944.

Biography of Agostino Pasini

Agostino Pasiniattended the universities of Pavia, Parma, and Milano, receiving his doctorate at Pavia in 1900. He worked in the clinic for skin and venereal diseases in Parma and Milano. He was habilitated for clinical dermatology at Parma in 1905, and from 1022 was professor of this discipline at Milano.

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