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So much has been said about psoriasis and its treatment, especially with arsenic, that I refrain from consuming much of your time.
It was before this Section that I read a paper on the uses of arsenic in May, 1888. I then endeavored to bring out the principal physiological advantages over the other remedies in the treatment of certain skin diseases.
To-day I will confine my remarks to its use in the treatment of forty cases of the various forms of psoriasis. This number constitutes all that I have treated during the last six years, both in private and public practice. With the eight or ten cases that did not come under my immediate care, I have seen about fifty cases from various sections of the country. Of the many remedies used in the treatment for psoriasis, I do not think that there is one that meets so many requirements
RICKETTS BM. FORTY CASES OF PSORIASIS TREATED WITH ARSENIOUS ACID.Read before the Section of Dermatology and Syphilography, at the Forty-third Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Detroit, June, 1892. JAMA. 1893;XX(17):482. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420440020001c
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