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June 1940


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1940;41(6):1116-1125. doi:10.1001/archderm.1940.01490120118017

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All the presentations except that of the case of squamous carcinoma, which was made by Dr. Clyde K. Hasley, were made by Drs. Arthur E. Schiller, Clyde K. Hasley and Ray S. Dixon.

Sycosis Vulgaris.  M. A., a white man aged 34, had his jaw broken on Dec. 9, 1938, at which time the skin was broken to the right of the midline. A tooth was discharged through this break in the skin, and, though the jaw healed, a draining sinus developed. While he was still wearing a bandage, the follicular infection now present appeared. Although the sinus healed in July 1939, the eruption has persisted in spite of treatment. On one occasion the patient did not shave for one month. Since September 1939 he has been treated with hot wet packs of 1 per cent cupric sulfate continuously and with cupric sulfate iontophoresis twice weekly. This has resulted in

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