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February 24, 1900

PSORIASIS AND GLYCOSURIA.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(8):501. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460080053013

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Abstract

Furunculosis, pruritus, and prurigo are far from uncommon in the course of diabetes, and they must be considered as results of the metabolic and excretory disturbances that constitute an essential part of the fundamental disorder. So far as is known, these cutaneous affections do not in their turn have any influence in the causation of diabetes. It has, however, been maintained that diabetes occurs more frequently in those suffering from psoriasis than in others, although it is admitted that the cutaneous lesion is not particularly common among diabetics. To the small number of cases in which this association was present, Nagelschmidt1 adds that of a woman, 32 years old, whose mother had had psoriasis, who herself presented psoriasis that had been present since early life, and in whom symptoms of diabetes had been recognized for five years, death taking place in coma. To determine whether a greater predisposition to

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