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December 11, 1943


Author Affiliations

First Lieutenant, M. C., Dermatology Section, Station Hospital, Camp Livingston, Louisiana.

JAMA. 1943;123(15):989-990. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840500053023

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To the Editor.—  In the November 13 issue of The Journal, page 694, Dr. D. C. Smith reported on the "Treatment of Creeping Eruption with Fuadin." He stated that in the 1 case which he treated the lesions had disappeared by the time the fifth injection (of 2 cc. each at daily intervals) had been given.At the Station Hospital, Camp Livingston, Louisiana, we have an officer under treatment who was admitted on the 11th of October complaining of severely pruritic linear lesions (about 50 in number) on his trunk and extremities which had been present about ten days. He gave the history of having worked in the black soil under his home in Florida a short time before. A biopsy of one of the lesions revealed on serial section a cross section of one of the parasites, probably the dog and cat hook-worm larva (Ancylostoma braziliense). On the 16th

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