Askanazy, Max

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Askanazy,

Max, German pathologist, 1865-1940.
Askanazy cell - Synonym(s): Hürthle cell
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In 1903 Max Askanazy, a pathologist in Geneva, discovered a parathyroid tumour at the post mortem of a patient with this disease, (also called Von Recklinghausen's disease of bone), but, interestingly enough, he made no association between the two.