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February 1921

BROMIN POISONING THROUGH MOTHER'S MILK

Author Affiliations

SCHENECTADY, N. Y.

Am J Dis Child. 1921;21(2):167-169. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1921.01910320064007
Abstract

REPORT OF CASE  History.—A 6 months old nursing baby was referred to Dr. Hartman of Alexandria Bay to the pediatric department of the diagnostic clinic of the state department of health at Carthage, N. Y., Oct. 1, 1920.The infant presented a seemingly painful papulopustular eruption, the lesions being grouped and each group surrounded by a clear cut inflammatory area. The lesions were distributed principally on the arms, lower legs and buttocks, and were just beginning to show on the face and scalp. Several patches had assumed a more red or purplish-red color, had reached a papillomatous or condylomatous condition and covered much skin surface, one on the lower leg being at least one square inch in area. There was a history of a general "white" rash at birth, followed by the present eruption at 6 weeks of age. A marked rattle had been heard in the throat, dating

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