[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.158.81.119. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
September 20, 1890

THE TREATMENT OF SYPHILIS.

JAMA. 1890;XV(12):435-436. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410380023003

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

This always interesting topic was discussed at the recent International Medical Congress at Berlin, with the result of but little new information being added to our knowledge of the subject; although a review of methods of treatment and a comparison of results obtained, is not without value to new workers in any branch of medical science.

Dr. M. H. Leloir considered that the physician was justified in excising the primary syphiloma: 1. When the chancre was seen at its commencement; 2. When the chancre was situated where excision was easy and without danger (labia, prepuce, etc.); 3. When it was not yet accompanied by adenopathy; 4. When a unique chancre, or several chancres, could be removed easily; 5. When the patient was not diabetic, albuminuric, etc. Excision may be a means of aborting or of attenuating syphilis; and the facts on which these statements rest are sufficient to prove that,

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×