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Frédéric Bamatter - bibliography

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Swiss paediatrician, born May 4, 1899, Basel; died May 25, 1988, Geneva.


  • Hans-Rudolf Wiedemann (1915-):
    Gerodermia osteodysplastica – What would Virchow have thought about it?
    Human Genetics, Berlin, 1978, 43: 245.
  • D. Klein:
    In honor of Prof. Fred Bamatter (1899-1988).
    Journal de genetique humaine, Geneva, 1988, 36(4): 389-391.
  • J. Oehme:
    Fred Bamatter (1899-1988).
    Kinderkrankenschwester, 1992, 11(1): 19.

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