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KL tattoo on the right forearm of my 85-year-old patient

KL tattoo on the right forearm of my 85-year-old patient KL tattoo on the right forearm of my 85-year-old patient, Joseph, a Jewish Holocaust survivor. The tattoo was obtained at the Mielec concentration camp in German-occupied Poland during the early 1940s (Hoenig LJ. The KL concentration camp tattoo. Arch Dermatol. 2011;147[7]:781). The letters KL stand for the German term Konzentrationslager, meaning concentration camp. KL tattooing was used by the Nazis to brand and dehumanize inmates selected for forced labor at the following concentration camps in German-occupied Poland: Mielec, Wieliczka, and Budzyn. Courtesy of: Leonard J. Hoenig, MD. Dr Hoenig is in private practice in Pembroke Pines, Florida. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

KL tattoo on the right forearm of my 85-year-old patient

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 172 (7) – Apr 9, 2012

KL tattoo on the right forearm of my 85-year-old patient

Abstract

KL tattoo on the right forearm of my 85-year-old patient, Joseph, a Jewish Holocaust survivor. The tattoo was obtained at the Mielec concentration camp in German-occupied Poland during the early 1940s (Hoenig LJ. The KL concentration camp tattoo. Arch Dermatol. 2011;147[7]:781). The letters KL stand for the German term Konzentrationslager, meaning concentration camp. KL tattooing was used by the Nazis to brand and dehumanize inmates selected for forced labor at the following concentration...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 2012 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0003-9926
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1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinternmed.2012.77
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Abstract

KL tattoo on the right forearm of my 85-year-old patient, Joseph, a Jewish Holocaust survivor. The tattoo was obtained at the Mielec concentration camp in German-occupied Poland during the early 1940s (Hoenig LJ. The KL concentration camp tattoo. Arch Dermatol. 2011;147[7]:781). The letters KL stand for the German term Konzentrationslager, meaning concentration camp. KL tattooing was used by the Nazis to brand and dehumanize inmates selected for forced labor at the following concentration camps in German-occupied Poland: Mielec, Wieliczka, and Budzyn. Courtesy of: Leonard J. Hoenig, MD. Dr Hoenig is in private practice in Pembroke Pines, Florida.

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Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 9, 2012

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