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Dietrich Palm - bibliography

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Biography

German paediatrician and neuropathologist, born October 1, 1932, Weißenfels an der Saale.

Bibliography

  • Osteome der Stirnhöhle und der Siebbeinzellen, Beziehungen zwischen Ursprungsort und Wachstumstendenz. Diss. med. Münster. Münster 1959.

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