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January 1937


Author Affiliations

Chief, Dermatological Department, Massachusetts General Hospital BOSTON

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(1):21-24. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470190024008

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In 1895 a young Chicago dermatologist, Pusey by name, ventured to express an opinion on "Malignant Growths and Their Treatment by the Antagonistic Principle of Erysipelas." The method was at that time a new and radical procedure, a description of which had been published by Coley shortly before. And ever since that day this same Pusey has continued to express himself with vigor and directness on new and old problems of medicine in general and of dermatology in particular, contributing much of value throughout the years and doing it in an altogether delightful manner. His contributions to dermatology have been noteworthy; his editorial comments have been of sufficient importance to deserve separate consideration, and the numerous non-medical and historical writings as well as the contributions directed to laymen and giving information of medical or dermatologic nature must not be forgotten.

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