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October 16, 1926


JAMA. 1926;87(16):1317-1318. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680160065024

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Third Congress of French-Speaking Dermatologists  Since its foundation in 1922, the Congress of French-Speaking Dermatologists has taken on more and more an international character. The meetings were held this year in Brussels, under the chairmanship of Dr. Lespinne, who, in his opening address, recalled the part played by French scientists in the progress of dermatology, and emphasized the importance of the researches of Sabouraud. He gave reasons for the continued association of dermatology and syphilography, designating them as twin sisters who always appear together. There were six topics on the official program, and brief résumés of the papers presented follow:

TUBERCULIDS  Jögen Schaumann of Stockholm called attention to the symptomatologic and the etiologic polymorphism of tuberculids. There are no fixed criteria with regard to the diagnosis of tuberculids. The symptomatology is indefinite, and bacteriologic and biologic tests are usually unreliable. There is no treatment of absolute value, nor any so

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