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Dutch ophthalmologist, born April 13, 1878, Santpoort near Velsen; died April 26, 1952, Leiden.


  • Operationen an den Augenmuskeln.
    In: Handbuch der gesamten Augenheilkund (Volume 1, Der augenärztliche Operationslehre). Berlin, 1922. Obituary in:
  • British Journal of Ophthalmology, London, 1952, 36: 399-40.

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