Alois Epstein

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Alois Epstein

Alois Epstein (1 January 1849 in Kamenice nad Lipou – 1918) was a Czech paediatrician of Jewish ancestry remembered for describing Epstein's pearls.[1] He studied at the University of Prague, graduating M.D. in 1873. He worked as a physician in Prague, becoming privat-docent in paediatrics in 1880, and professor of paediatrics in 1884.[2]


  1. ^ Epstein's pearls at Merrian-Webster online.
  2. ^ Alois Epstein at