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Viktor Felix Karl Klingmüller - bibliography

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German dermatologist, born January 15, 1870, Strehlen in Schlesien; died May 1, 1942.


  • Tuberkulin. In Lesser: Enzyklopädie. Leipzig, 1900.
  • Actinomyces, Leprabacillus.
    In: Enzyklopädie der mikroskopischen Technik. Berlin and Vienna, 1903; 2nd edition, 1910.
  • Behandlung der Gonorrhoe.
    In: Nikolai Guleke (1878–1958), Franz Penzoldt (1849–1927), Roderich Stintzing (1854–1933): Handbuch der gesamten Therapie. 6th edition, 1927. 1st edition: Jena, 1894–1896. 7 volumes.
    The first editions were published by Penzoldt and Stintzing.

  • Die Lepra. In: Handbuch der Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten. Volume 10, 2. Berlin, 1931.
  • Friedrich Bering (1878-1950):
    Zum 70. Geburtstag von Prof. Victor Klingmüller in Kiel.
    Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1940, 87: 44-45.

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