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An account in German of the life and work of the pioneer allergist Storm Van Leeuwen (1882-1933), known for his demonstration that allergens are a cause of bronchial asthma in a major fraction of patients and, to Americans, for his textbook Allergic Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment of Bronchial Asthma, Hay Fever, and other Allergic Diseases (Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1925; Garrison-Morton 2603). Photographs and diagrams of houses embodying his ideas for rooms and ventilation systems to provide an allergen-free environment. Bibliography of his work and of related publications, including obituary and biographical notices.
Willem Storm Van Leeuwen und seine Bedeutung für die Asthmaforschung.. Ann Intern Med. ;69:1345. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-6-1345_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(6):1345.
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