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Herwigh Rieger - bibliography

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Austrian ophthalmologist, born May 2, 1898, Mödling near Vienna; died February 1, 1986, Schoenfichten.


  • Beitraege zur Kenntnis seltener Missbildungen der Iris: ueber hypoplasie des Irisvorderblattes mit verlagerung und Entrundung der Pupille.
    Albrecht von Graefes Archiv für Ophthalmologie, 1935, 133: 602.
  • Erbfragen in der Augenheilkunde.
    Albrecht von Graefes Archiv für Ophthalmologie, 1941, 143: 277.

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