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Kurt Mendel - bibliography

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German neurologist, born January 27, 1874, Berlin-Pankow; died 1946.


  • Der Unfall in der Ätiologie der Nervenkrankheiten.
    Berlin, 1908.
  • Die Wechseljahre des Mannes.
    Berlin, 1910; 2nd edition, 1922.
  • Die Paralysie agitans. Berlin, 1911.
  • Die Tabes der Frauen. With E. Tobias. Berlin, 1912.
  • Torsionsdystonie. Berlin, 1919.
  • Intermittierende Hinken. Berlin, 1921.
  • Nervöse und psychische Störungen bei Polycythämie.
    Berlin, 1925.
  • Nervenkrankheiten.
    Handbuch der sozialen Hygiene; volume 2. Berlin, 1926.

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