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Georg Avellis


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German otolaryngologist, born May 6, 1864, Forst, Lausitz; died 1916.

Biography of Georg Avellis

George Avellis was conferred doctor of medicine in 1888. He was the assistant of Franz Riegel (1843-1904) in Giessen, and in his speciality was a pupil of Moritz Schmidt (1838-1907) in Frankfurt am Main, where he worked as a rhino-laryngologist until his death in 1916. The term Avelli's syndrome was coined by Marcel Lermoyez (1858-1929).


  • Cursus der laryngorhinoscopischen Technik. Berlin, 1891.
  • Der Gesangsarzt. Frankfurt am Main, 1897.
  • Behandklung des Schluckwehs. Frankfurt am Main.

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