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Abraham Buschke in Ghetto Terezin: A Remembrance

Leonard J. Hoenig, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2012;148(8):897. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2012.1028.
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In 1945, an obituary in this journal began:

Abraham Buschke (1868-1943), who for many years served as Chief of Dermatology at the Rudolf Virchow Hospital in Berlin, was one of Germany's leading dermatologists. He was dismissed from this position in 1933, following the Nazi takeover, because he was Jewish. Dr Buschke's many contributions to dermatology, which are discussed in several literary tributes, included the first description of scleredema and his description with Helen Ollendorff of dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata (the Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome).13 This article focuses on Dr Buschke's fate as a prisoner in Terezin (Theresienstadt).

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