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October 1920

EXPERIENCE WITH SODIUM DIARSENOLPRELIMINARY NOTE

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MINNEAPOLIS

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1920;2(4):499. doi:10.1001/archderm.1920.02350100087011

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Abstract

We have used ten tubes of sodium diarsenol furnished by the Diarsenol Company of Buffalo and thought that this preliminary note might be of service to others who wish to use this product. The drug was used in four cases.

REPORT OF CASES 

Case 1 (No. 261).—  A man, aged 36, single, presented himself on June 8, 1920, with four small indurated papules on the corona and an ulceration at the frenulum. Spirochetae pallidae were easily demonstrated. The Wassermann reaction was negative. On June 8 he was given 0.45 gm. of sodium diarsenol; on the 9th he received 0.6 gm. and on the 10th he again received 0.6 gm., that is, he received three doses on each of three successive days. He had no reaction and the therapeutic effect was equal to that of any preparation we have used. On June 14 he reported for mercury treatments and the papules

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