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Article
June 29, 1912

SOME UNCOMMON AND OFTEN UNRECOG NIZED FORMS OF TOXIC DERMATITIS

Author Affiliations

Professor of Dermatology, Northwestern University CHICAGO

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(26):2024-2026. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260060377008
Abstract

In the following I propose to call the attention, not so much of the expert dermatologist as of the general practitioner, to a group of morphologically similar, yet etiologically different, forms of toxic dermatitis which, though not of ordinary occurrence, are encountered sufficiently often to deserve notice. The joint presentation of these three forms may appear justified on the ground that in every instance a recognition of the true cause, which often escapes the attending physician and even at times the specialist, is absolutely essential for the relief of severe suffering which ceases soon after the removal of the cause. It may well be urged that this applies to a great number of forms of medicinal dermatitis or drug eruptions, to all kinds of dermatitis venenata, as well as to those due to certain trades or occupations. My selection is prompted by the somewhat uncommon etiology as well as by

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