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June 1923

Society Transactions

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1923;7(6):818-867. doi:10.1001/archderm.1923.02360120099010

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CHICAGO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY  Annual Meeting, Jan. 17, 1923Harold N. Cole, M.D., Presiding

ARSPHENAMIN DERMATOSIS TREATED WITH SODIUM THIOSULPHATE. Presented by Dr. Mitchell.  A Chinaman, aged 25 years, who received his first injection of arsphenamin on Jan. 4, 1923, developed a bright red papular eruption the day following the third injection of 0.4 gm. He had been treated with daily intravenous injections of sodium thiosulphate since January 10, with complete healing.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Pusey asked whether the result of treatment in this case was as brilliant as one had been led to expect that it would be.Dr. Mitchell said that he had had an opportunity to study only a few of these cases. He had only had three cases in the syphilis clinic. The patient presented was first treated with intravenous injections of sodium thiosulphate on January 10, and at that time the eruption appeared red and had the

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