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Morten Ansgar Kveim - bibliography

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Norwegian pathologist, born December 27, 1892, Gjerstad; died March 24, 1966.


  • Tre tilfelle av morbus Gaucher.
    Norsk Magazin for Lægevidenskapen, Oslo, 1935: 696-711.
  • Om elephantiasis, spesielt elephantiasis nostras. Et kasuistisk bidrag til læren om dens etiologi og patogenese.
    Norsk Magazin for Lægevidenskapen, Oslo, 1935: 1093-117.
  • Drei Fälle von morbus Gaucher.
    Acta dermato-venereologica, Stockholm, 1936; XVII, fasc. 5: 500.
  • Über adenoma sebaceum (morbus Pringle) und seinen Platz im neuro-kutanen Syndrom – tuberöse Gehirnsklerose – und dessen Beziehung zur von Recklinghausens Krankheit.
    Acta dermato-venereologica, Stockholm, 1937; XVIII, fasc. 5: 637.

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