Paul Klee’s illness – a series of historical and clinical vignettes

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Article Type: BRIEF REPORT

Article Subject: Psychology and Social Phenomena



Richard M. Silver


Paul Klee (1879-1940) is undoubtedly the most notable historical figure to have suffered from systemic sclerosis (scleroderma). In this, the first in a series of vignettes on Klee’s illness, I will explore a likely early feature of his condition – Raynaud phenomenon. In subsequent vignettes I will highlight other features of Klee’s condition.

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Financial support: No grants or funding have been received for this study.
Conflict of interest: The author has no financial interest related to this study to disclose.

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