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THE THERAPEUTICS OF THE COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL
Edited by BERNARD FANTUS, M.D. CHICAGO
In their elaboration, these articles are submitted to the members of the attending staff of the Cook County Hospital by the director of therapeutics, Dr. Bernard Fantus. The views expressed by various members are incorporated in the final draft for publication. The articles will be continued from time to time in these columns. When completed, the series will be published in book form.—Ed.
THERAPY OF FUSOSPIROCHETOSIS (FUSOSPIRILLOSIS)
Correct diagnosis is of great importance, because treatment is almost specific. Two special localizations of the infection are discussed here: oropharyngeal and bronchopulmonary. For localization on genitals, see Therapy of Chancroid and Bubo.
OROPHARYNGEAL FUSOSPIROCHETOSIS (VINCENT'S ANGINA, VINCENT'S STOMATITIS, TRENCH MOUTH)
Single or multiple, grayish white, foul smelling, necrotic patches are present in the mouth or throat, which are easily removed, leaving a bleeding ulcer with a
Therapeutics. JAMA. 1935;104(9):741–742. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760090045013
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