- A dictionary of medical eponyms

J. W. van der Valk - bibliography

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Dutch dermatologist, born 1877, Amsterdam; died 1929.


  • Bijdrage tot de kennis van de geschiedenis der syphilis in ons land.
    Amsterdam, 1910. 158 pages.
    History of the syphils in the Netherlands
  • Leiddraad bij de verpleging van huid-en geschlachtsziekten.
    Amsterdam, 1916; 2nd edition, 1924.
  • Syphilis van mond en keel. Amsterdam, 1917. 71 pages.
  • Huidziekten en inwendige geneeskunde. Groningen, 1924.

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