This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
To the Editor:—
In the Bureau of Investigation department of The Journal of July 27 there is an article on Siroil and in this I am named as one of the directors of the Siroil Laboratories. You no doubt have been misinformed, as I have absolutely no connection with that company other than my friendship for Mr. Ben Kaufmann, who has been a close friend of mine since we were boys.About four years ago Mr. Kaufmann asked me persistently to try his preparation for psoriasis, and after I saw the formula I decided it could do no harm and tried it out first on small isolated lesions and later in severe cases, with very satisfactory results. Since that time, occasionally a patient went direct to their office, and if diagnosis for psoriasis had not been made they would send the patient to me for diagnosis and would pay the
McClellan RJ. SIROIL. JAMA. 1935;105(8):615. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760340061028