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Pietro Grocco - bibliography

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Italian physician, born June 27, 1856, Albonese (Pavia); died February 12, 1916, Courmayeur, Val d’Aosta.


  • Cenni sopra alcune sindromi meno communi e sulla cura della coleitiasi.
    Florence, 1901.
  • Lezioni di clinica medica. Milano, 1905.

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