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March 1927

News and Comment

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;15(3):326. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02370270087007

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Exhibit of Dermatologic Works.—  The New York Medical Week of February 5 makes note of books containing original papers and illustrations describing skin diseases named after their discoverers which were being shown in a special exhibit at the Academy of Medicine. This exhibit will form a feature of the meeting of the section on dermatology and syphilology of the academy.

Death of Thibierge.—  George Thibierge (1856-1926) was chief of service at the Pitie, Broca, and finally at St. Louis Hospital, until the age of retirement. He was a pupil of Besnier.His works are too numerous to mention, but among the important ones are "Therapeutics of Skin Diseases" and "Treatment of Syphilis." He was well known for his work on buccal lichen planus, on artificial dermatoses, on scabies of animals transmitted to man and on certain pruriginous dermatitis. On the discovery of tuberculin he went to Berlin to watch the

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