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Heinrich Auspitz - bibliography

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Austrian dermatologist, born 1835, Nikolsburg, Moravaia; died May 22, 1886, Vienna.


  • Anatomie des Blattenprocesses.
    Virchows Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medizin, Berlin, 1863.
  • Die Lehren vom Syphilitischen Contagium und ihre thatsächliche Begründung.
    384 pages. Wien, W. Braumüller, 1866.
  • Die Zelleninfiltrationen der Lederhaut bei Lupus, Syphilis und Skrophylose.
    Medizinische Jahrbücher, Wien, 1866.
  • Über das Verhältnis der Oberhaut zur Papillarschicht, insbesondere bei pathologischen Zuständen der Haut.
    Archiv für Dermatologie und Syphilis, Berlin, 1870; 2: 24-58.
  • System der Hautkrankheiten. Vienna 1888. Obituaries
  • Philipp Josef Pick (1834-1910), in Vierteljahrschr. für Dermatologie und Syphilis, Wien, 1886, S. I-X.
  • Moriz Kaposi (1837-1902), in Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1886, page 797.
  • Oskar Lassar (1849-1907), in Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1886, page 369.

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