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September 1942

Dermatologic Therapy in General Practice

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1942;46(3):468. doi:10.1001/archderm.1942.01500150134018

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The second edition of the excellent book by Sulzberger and Wolf supplies a large amount of useful practical information for the general practitioner and dermatosyphilologist in the treatment of the common cutaneous diseases and syphilis. It is also arranged in a manner to include the necessary facts in regard to etiology and diagnosis without interfering with the essential object of the book, namely, dermatologic therapy.

The problems of treatment discussed go far beyond the average dermatologic textbook in supplying the general management and details of treatment procedures. The recent advances in dermatologic therapy are included, especially in regard to oral and local administration of sulfanilamide and its derivatives and the several forms of intensive arsenical treatment of early syphilitic infection.

The material is presented in a clear, concise manner; thus the volume will be especially valuable to physicians and surgeons in the armed forces, who of necessity will welcome this

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