Austrian neuropathist; born at Vienna June 12, 1862; son of Ludwig August Frankl; educated at the Schottengymnasium and at the university of his native town, graduating as doctor of medicine in 1886. Until 1888 Frankl was assistant at the First Medical Clinic; and until 1889, at the psychiatrical hospital of the university, in which year he became chief of the neuropathicaldispensary of the First Medical Hospital. In 1891 he was admitted, as privat-docent of neuropathy, to the medical faculty of Vienna University, receiving in 1898 the appointment of assistant professor.

Frankl has published many works and essays on neurology, especially upon tetanus, Menière's vertigo, and nervous diseases of the bladder, all of which appeared in Nothnagel's "Handbuch der Speciellen Pathologie und Therapie." To the medical journals he has contributed articles upon trigeminus neurology, the anatomy of the brain, intentional convulsion, and traumatical neurosis, and (with Dr. Fröhlich) experimental studies on the innervation of the rectum, paralysis of the facial nerves, psychosis after ocular operations, etc.

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