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Josef Tappeiner - bibliography

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Austrian physician, born December 29, 1909, St. Michael bei Eppan; died February 2, 1996, Klosterneuburg.


  • Zur Lymphogranulomatose. 1940
  • Atlas der Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten.
    With Leopold Arzt (1883–). 2 volumes, 1950-1953.
    This book, generally referred to as "der Tappeiner", was his main oeuvre.
  • Die Stellung der Dermatologie in der Medizin der Gegenwart. 1962.
  • Die nicht-venerischen Hauterkrankungen. 1970.

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