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John Ferguson Smith - bibliography

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British physician, born 1888, London, East Ham; died 1978.


  • J. O. Alexander:
    Obituary of Dr. John Ferguson Smith.
    The British Journa of Dermatology, September 1978, 99 (3):341-343.
  • Alan Lyell:
    The man behind the eponym. John Ferguson Smith (1888-1978).
    The American Journal of Dermatopathology, New York, December 1986, 8 (6): 525-528.

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