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June 2005

A Case for Diagnosis

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Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(6):675. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.6.675



VOL. XXIII JUNE, 1905. NO. 6.

Presented by Dr. Fox

The patient is a coachman, æt, thirty-five, whose face is covered with red suppurating nodules and dermic abscesses.

Dr. FORDYCE considered it very unusual for an acne to appear at the age of thirty-five without having previously shown signs of the disease. It was a case of suppurative folliculitis, and it might be well to search for the demodex. The demodex was known to cause a suppurative inflammation in the dog and pig, and under favorable conditions might be pathogenic in man.

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