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February 1924


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1924;9(2):275. doi:10.1001/archderm.1924.02360200131012

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EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA HEREDITARIA. Presented by Dr. Fischer.  The patient was treated systematically with the carbon arc light, which caused pigmentation and complete cure. Most of the discussors preferred the carbon-arc lamp. Dr. Dreyer called attention to Arning's method. Arning injected soluble bismuth preparations and effecting a cure in two cases.

LUPUS ERYTHEMATODES. Dr. Fischer.  This case, which had withstood all therapeutic measures for years, was treated with neo-silverarsphenamin. The inflammatory symptoms quickly disappeared, while the old lesions remained uninfluenced. In the discussion, Dr. Meirowsky advised treatment of the remaining pigmentations with radium, which leaves white cicatrices at the site of the pigmentations.

LUPUS HYPERTROPHICUS OF THE FACE. Dr. Zinnser.  This was a demonstration of a case in which tuberculin injections combined with roentgen-ray irradiation furnished satisfactory results.

SYPHILIS RESISTANT TO ARSPHENAMIN. Dr. Zinnser.  This case proved that spirochetes can become arsphenamin resistant. In these cases, decoctum Zittmannii is advised, also

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