Celâleddin Muhtar Özden, MD (1865-1947)


  • Burhan Engin
  • Gürkan Yardımcı
  • Yalçın Tüzün

J Turk Acad Dermatol 2012;6(2):0-0


Celaleddin Muhtar Özden is a valuable Turkish dermatologist who was born in Istanbul in 1865. He started his first education and afterwards his medical education in Turkey. He increased his knowledge of histology and pathologic anatomy in Paris. He educated most dermatologists in Turkey. In addition to his contribution in medicine, he worked for the Turkish Red Crescent Society. He had been an important supporter for both the military and the civilian population when he was working in Red Crescent Society. This famous dermatologist died in 1947.

Keywords: Celaleddin Muhtar Özden, tinea pedis et manum, Turkish Red Crescent Society