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Jürgen W. Spranger - bibliography

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German pediatrician, born 1931, Greifswald.


  • Jürgen W. Spranger, Leonard O. Langer, Jr., Hans-Rudolf Wiedemann:
    Bone dysplasias. An Atlas of Constitutional Disorders of Skeletal Development.
    Stuttgart and Philadelphia: G. Fischer and W. B. saunders, 1974.
  • Klingelhöfer, Jürgen Spranger, Matthias, publishers:
    Klinikleitfaden Neurologie und Psychiatrie. Untersuchung, Diagnostik, Therapie, Notfall.
    820 pages. Stutgart, Gustav Fischer, 1996.
  • Fritz, W. Küster, Karen Helene Ørstavik, Anna Naumova, Jürgen Spranger, Helga Rehder:
    Pigmentary mosaicism in hypomelanosis of Ito. Further evidence for functional disomy of Xp.
    Human Genetics, Berlin, 1998, 103: 4, 441-449.

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