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December 1996

MYCOSIS FUNGOIDES MORE ESPECIALLY THE PRE-FUNGOIDAL STAGE. CLINICAL HISTORY OF TWO CASES

Arch Dermatol. 1996;132(12):1431. doi:10.1001/archderm.1996.03890360015003
Abstract

Attending Physician to Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, New York Hospital; Consulting Dermatologist to St. Vincent's Hospital.

...As the course of the disease had not been materially modified by the treatment employed, it was decided to experiment with injections of the erysipelas toxines. Accordingly, the patient entered the medical ward of the New York Hospital, November 20th, and remained until December 23, 1895. During this period he was given daily injections of the erysipelas toxines kindly furnished by Dr. Coley, beginning with a dose of two or three minims, which was increased one minim each day while he was in the hospital. It was not until the daily dose had reached twenty-five minims and more that any constitutional reaction was produced. As the result of the last several injections the patient complained of chills, but there was no notable rise of temperature. When the patient left the hospital his general

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