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February 1925

Society Transactions

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1925;11(2):259-277. doi:10.1001/archderm.1925.02370020116011

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Abstract

AMERICAN DERMATOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION  Annual Meeting, June, 1924

INFORMAL ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION ON DERMATOLOGIC THERAPEUTICS 

Tinea of Hands and Feet  Dr. Towle: A man who was a confirmed golfer, had a lesion on his palm that would heal when he did not play golf and open when he did. He had a well defined tinea on his hand. How would you treat his tinea of the hand?Dr. McBride: With roentgenotherapy and Whitfield's ointment.Dr. Towle: Do you get a cure?Dr. McBride: Not always. Patients with tinea are difficult to cure, but we have found that the combination of Whitfield's ointment and roentgenotherapy is the best treatment. We work the dose up gradually.Dr. Towle: We have found that tar ointment works very well to a certain point, and then, like Whitfield's ointment, it stops.Dr. Highman: In obstinate cases, I have done two or three different things. I have

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