This paper is a continuation of the preliminary report published in February 1930.1 The physiologic action and the chemistry of ethyl iodide have already been covered in a separate paper.2 The purpose of this article is to give a summary of the results and experiences with the treatment of 239 patients suffering from the various types of fungous infections and psoriasis. The cases were selected because of extensive involvement, long duration of the disease or lack of response to other forms of treatment. The diagnoses were made clinically and checked by direct microscopic examination of the scrapings and, whenever possible, by cultural studies. We have also attempted in some instances to identify the organism and to note whether the response to treatment varied with the type of invading fungus.
Since the last report changes have been made in the inhalation apparatus so that it is now a
SWARTZ JH. INHALATIONS OF ETHYL IODIDE IN FUNGOUS INFECTIONSFURTHER STUDIES. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1935;32(4):551–555. doi:10.1001/archderm.1935.01470040008002