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Niels Christian Gauslaa Danbolt

Born  1900
Died  1894

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Norwegian dermatologist, born November 5, 1900, Bergen; died 1984.

Biography of Niels Christian Gauslaa Danbolt

Niels Christian Gauslaa Danbolt graduated in medicine at the University of Oslo in 1925. After his period as internist, he came to the department of diseases of the skin at Ullevål sykehus, and the next year to Rikshospitalet. He received his medical doctorate in 1932, and from 1936 to 1970 was head physician at the dermatological department of Rikshospitalet as well as professor of medicine at the University of Oslo. Danbolt was recognized as an outstanding diagnostician and clinical teacher.

Danbolt is also associated with Boeck’s sarcoid, or benign lymphogranulomatosis, as he in 1947 re-examined Boeck’s original patient, then aged 80. See under Cæsar Peter Møller Boeck, Norwegian dermatologist, 1845-1917.


  • Undersøkelser over stafylokokker med særlig henblikk på furunkolozens epidemiologi.
    Doctoral dissertation, 1932.
  • Eczem-sygdommene. Textbook, 1941.
  • Sarcoidosis.
    In: R. M. B. MacKenna: Modern Trends in Dermatology. London, Butterworth, 1954.
  • De veneriske sykdommer.
    Textbook; 1960, 1964, 3rd edition 1968; 1974.

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