[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.211.168.204. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Archives a Century Ago
March 1999

JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS AND GENITO-URINARY DISEASES

Author Affiliations
 

MARKBERNHARDTMD

Arch Dermatol. 1999;135(3):254. doi:10-1001/pubs.Arch Dermatol.-ISSN-0003-987x-135-3-dac8004

VOL. XVII.

MARCH, 1899.

NO. 3.

Selections.

Demodex Folliculorum.—DE AMICIS (Ital. Soc. of Derm., Brit. Journ. of Derm., January, 1899, p. 42).

Although previously considered a harmless inhabitant of the skin, in this instance the parasites caused a café-au-lait discoloration of the lip and chin of a lady. The microsporon furfur was excluded by examination. The demodex was found in large numbers, as many as twenty-two in one preparation. Measures taken to remove the parasite caused disappearance of the pigmentation. Professor Maiocchi narrated two cases in which the demodex had caused discoloration.

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