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December 1944


Author Affiliations

Hersch-Razel Research Foundation; Skin and Cancer Hospital PHILADELPHIA
From the Skin Clinic, The Skin and Cancer Hospital of Philadelphia.

Am J Dis Child. 1944;68(6):382-384. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1944.02020120016003

It is the purpose of this paper to report an instance of generalized cutaneous monilial infection in a young child. Survey of the literature shows comparatively few instances of this infection, the largest series being that of F. W. Schlutz,1 who studied 5 instances of generalized generalized thrush into two types. The first is the chronic septic form, with lesions of the buccal mucous membrane and extensive angina. It involves the gastrointestinal tract, including the anus, and the female genitalia. Often there is more or less involvement of the lungs; the liver systemic thrush during twenty-five years of pediatric practice. Schlutz roughly classified and the kidneys are the abdominal organs most often affected. The second type consists of the exceedingly chronic forms, with cutaneous lesions affecting the extremities, the nails, the nail bed and, in isolated patches, the trunk. In this type of thrush the cutaneous lesions are dry, scaly

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