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PODVYSOTSKAYA Olga Nikolaevna (1884 — 1958) — the Soviet dermatovenerologist, the member correspondent of AN (1939), the academician of AMH (1944), zasl. scientist of RSFSR (1945).


In 1911 ended Women's medical in-t in St. Petersburg, since 1913 worked in the same place at department of skin and venereal diseases. In 1921 protected dokt, the thesis about dermatomycoses (trichophytia, microsporia, favus) and their activators. Department chair of skin and venereal diseases of the Leningrad GIDUV (1927—1938), the 1st Leningrad medical in-that (1938 — 1957); at the same time (1930 — 1950) research supervisor Leningrad dermatovenerologic in-that.

O. N. Podvysotskaya published apprx. 100 scientific works, including 5 monographs devoted generally to dermatomycoses, a tuberculosis cutis, pyodermas, venereology (in particular, quantitative Wassermann reaction). It allocated and described (1935) special form of an epidermophitia — a so-called acute epidermophitia; gave the detailed description of clinic of chromomycosis. By it it is described also special a wedge, a form of a tuberculosis cutis — a so-called early infiltrative lupus.

O. N. Podvysotskaya was one of founders Leningrad a lyupozoriya and many years was his research supervisor. Developed the functional direction in the Soviet dermatology; developed a problem of a pathogeny of a widespread dermatosis (eczema, neurodermatitis, psoriasis, etc.) from positions of a nervosism, integrity of an organism.

O. N. Podvysotskaya was the deputy of the Supreme Council of the USSR, the member of the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions, the chairman Vsesoyuznogo and Leningrad science foundations of dermatologists and venereologists, the editor of the Bulletin of Dermatology magazine, the editor-in-chief of the three-volume guide to dermatology and venereology, the editor of a redotdel «Dermatology and venereology» of the 2nd BME edition.

It is awarded by the Orders of Lenin, the Labour Red Banner, «the Sign of Honour» (two) and medals.

Works: Guide to a research of dermatomitset, L. — M, 1931 (sovm, with Kash-kinym P. N.); Tubercular diseases of skin, in book: Bases wedge., Eksperim, and sots. veins. and dermas., under the editorship of. A. P. Iordana, page 515, M. — L., 1931; Clinic and a pathogeny of chromomycosis, in book: Eksperim, and wedge, yssled. on veins. and dermas., under the editorship of S. E. Gore-bovitsky, t. 1, page 83, M. — L., 1935; Value of vitamins for physiological and morbid condition of an integument, in book: Nauch. works Leningr, dermas. - venereologists in years Otechestv, wars, Eksperim, and a wedge, issled., under the editorship of S.E. Gorbovitsky, t. 4, page 5, L., 1945; Functional diagnosis of skin and its practical value, in book: Eksperim, and wedge, issled. Leningr, skin. - veins. in-that, under the editorship of S.E. Gorbovitsky, t. 5, page 19, 1945; Errors of diagnosis of skin diseases, M., 1948; Methods of a research of a functional condition of skin and their value for clinical dermatology, in book: Probl, the functional direction in Dermatolum., under the editorship of O. N. Podvysots-kaya, page 8, M., 1954.

Bibliography: Olga Nikolaevna Podvysotskaya, in book: Vopr, dermas. - veins, under red F. V. Romashova, page VII, M — L., 1938 Olga Nikolaevna Podvysotskaya, in book Eksperim, and a wedge, issled., under red S.E. Gorbovitsky, t. 7, page 3, L., 1949 Olga Nikolaevna Podvysotskaya, Vestn of dermas, and veins., 1, page 91, 1959; Matte of l at the X t of L. A. The main directions of scientific activity of Olga Nikolaevna Podvysotskaya, in book: Vopr. general patol., the wedge and to lay down. a dermatosis, under the editorship of S.E. Gorbovitsky, page 3, L., 1958.

S.E. Gorbovitsky.