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In the third volume of the nouvelle pratique dermatologique the first two hundred pages are devoted to the conclusion of the discussion of syphilis by Milian. The regional aspects of the tertiary manifestations are first described, and leukoplakia is then given extended consideration, as are the atrophic changes occurring in the skin as sequelae of syphilitic manifestations. The association of syphilis with other diseases, particularly tuberculosis and cancer, is then discussed. The changes in temperature in the various stages of syphilis are emphasized in a special chapter, the author pointing out that while syphilis is often regarded as an afebrile disease, the temperature is elevated at some time in the course in perhaps three fourths of the cases. After considering the biotropism of syphilis, Milian discusses the treatment of the disease. This section is short but bears throughout the imprint of the writer's great experience and original thought in this
Nouvelle pratique dermatologique. Vol. III. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(2):371–372. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470200171027
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