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Jay Frank Schamberg - bibliography

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Biography

American dermatologist, born November 6, 1870, Philadelphia; died 1934.

Bibliography

  • A compend of diseases of the skin. Philadelphia, 1898; 8th edition, 1928.
  • Acute contagious diseases.
    With William Henry Welch (1850-1934). Philadelphia, 1905.
    Schamberg was particularly interested in the role of bacteria in skin diseases.
  • Diseases of the skin and the eruptive fevers.
    Philadelphia and London, 1908; 4th edition, 1921.

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