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Karl Theodor Paul Polykarpus Axenfeld - bibliography

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German ophthalmologist, born June 24, 1867, Smyrna, Asia Minor; died July 29, 1930, Freiburg im Breisgau.


  • Über die eitrige metastatische Ophthalmie, besonders ihre Aetiologie und prognostische Bedeutung.
    Habilitation thesis, Marburg, 1890.
    [Albrecht von Graafes] Archiv für Ophthalmologie, Berlin 1894, 40, Abt. 3: 1129.
  • Die eitrige Keratitis des Menschen.
    With Wilhelm Uhthoff. Leipzig 1896.
  • Beiträge zur Bakteriologie der Bindehaut. 1895-1896.
  • Beiträge zur Aetiologie der Bindehautentzündungen. Ueber chronische Diplobacillenconjunctivitis.
    Berichte der ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft Heidelberg, (1896), 1897, 25: 140-145.
    Description of the diplobacillary form of chronic conjunctivitis.
  • Vordere Ciliarnerven.
  • Die Bakteriologie der Augenheilkunde. Jena 1907. Translated into English.
  • Lehrbuch und Atlas der Augenheilkunde.
    Jena, 1909; 3rd edition, Jena, Fischer, 1912. 761 pages; 5th edition, Jena, 1919. 845 pages.
    7th edition, 1923; translated into English, French, Russian, and Spanish.
  • Die Ätiologie des Trachoms. Jena 1914.
  • Operationen gegen Symblepharon.
    In Anton Elschnig’s (1863-1939) Augenärztl. Operat., Graefe-Saemisch, volume 1, Berlin, 1922.
  • Embryotoxon cornea posterius.
    Berichte der Deutschen ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft, 1920, 42: 301.

Julius Pagel:
Biographisches Lexikon hervorragender Ärzte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts.
Berlin, Wien 1901, Sp. 64.
Edih Heischkel-Artelt:
Axenfeld, Theodor. In: Neue Deutsche Biographie, vol. 1, Berlin 1953, p. 471.

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