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Hans Curschmann

Born  1875-08-14
Died  1950

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German internist, born August 14, 1875, Berlin; died 1950.

Biography of Hans Curschmann

Curschmann studied in Freiburg, Leipzig, and Munich, receiving his doctorate in 1900; from 1900 to 1907 he worked at the pathological-anatomical institute in Leipzig as well as at the medical clinics in Heidelberg, Berlin, and Tübingen. He was habilitated in Tübingen in 1906, and from 1907 to 1916 was chief physician at the department of internal medicine in the city hospital in Mainz. In 1916 he became extraordinarius and director of the medical clinic in Rostock, where he assumed the chair and became director of the medical clinic in 1921. Curschmann concernend himself in particular with organic neurology and psychneuroses, and, in internal medicine, with constitutional pathology, endocrinous diseases and diseases of the blood, diseases of the heart, tuberculosis, and balneology.


  • Über familiäre atropische Myotonie.
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Nervenheilkunde, 1912, 45: 161-202.
  • Lehrbuch der Nervenkrankheiten.
    With Franz Kramer (born 1878). Berlin, 1909; 2nd edition, 1925.
  • Pathogenese und Therapie der Arteriossklerose.
    In Abh Stoffwechselkrk, Halle, 1921.
  • Nervenkrankheiten. In Klin Lehrk d M m W; volume 2. Munich, 1924.
  • Die Hypothyreosen der Erwachsenen.
    In Handbuch der inneren Sekretion, volume 3. Leipzig, 1928.
  • Endokrine Krankheiten. In Med Praxis; volume 1. Dresden and Leipzig, 1928.
We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad Reichenhall, Germany, for information submitted.

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