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THE THERAPY OF THE COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL
Editedby BERNARD FANTUS, M.D. CHICAGO
In their elaboration, these articles are submitted to the members of the attending staff of the Cook County Hospital by the director of therapeutics, Dr. Bernard Fantus. The views expressed by various members are incorporated in the final draft for publication. The series of articles will be continued from time to time in these columns.—Ed.
THERAPY OF PSORIASIS
Outline by Dr. Theodore CornbleetThere is no disorder more capricious in its responses to therapeutic measures than is psoriasis. Remedies that at one time are effective are valueless at another in the same person. The mildest agents may be helpful at first, and then the most powerful may not suffice to make an impression on the condition when it has reached an intractable state. There are no specifics and no known causes to attack. Out of
Therapeutics. JAMA. 1935;105(2):115-117. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760280027011