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Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson - bibliography

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British neurologist, born December 6, 1878, Cedarville, New Jersey, U.S.A.; died May 12, 1937, London.


  • Progressive lenticular degeneratio. A familial nervous disease associated with cirrhosis of the liver.
    Doctoral dissertation. Brain, Oxford, 1912, 34: 295-507.
  • Über progressive lenticulare Degeneration.
    Handbuch der Neurologie, volume 5; Berlin, 1914.
  • Some problems in neurology. No. 2. Pathological laughing and crying.
    Journal of Neurology and Psychopathology, 1922, 3: 134-139.
  • Modern Problems in Neurology. London, 1928.
  • Neurology.
    Posthumous. Edited by A. N. Bruce. 2 parts, London, E. Arnold & Co., 1940. 2nd edition, 1954.

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