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Johann Hoffmann - bibliography

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German neurologist, biorn 1857, Rheinhesse; died 1919, Heidelberg.


  • Über progressive neurotische Muskelatrophie.
    Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, 1889, 20: 660.
  • Über chronische spinale Muskelatrophie im Kindesalter auf familiärer Basis.
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Nervenheilkunde 1893, 3: 427-470.
  • Weitere Beiträge zur Lehre von der hereditären progressiven spinalen Muskelatrophie im Kindesalter nebst Bemerkungen über den fortschreitenden Muskelschwund im Allgemeinen.
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Nervenheilkunde, 1897, 10: 292-320.

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