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A Case for Diagnosis (Aphtha? Vincent's Disease?). Presented by Dr. Abraham Walzer.
V. S., a 53 year old married woman, is presented from the dermatologic clinic of the Beth Moses Hospital. There was nothing in her past history of relevance. She first came to the ear, nose and throat clinic in April 1942, complaining of a sore throat and a sore mouth. Local mouth washes and gargles were ineffectual, and she was referred to the dermatologic clinic on May 9. At that time she showed red areas and abrasions in the mouth, crusting of the lips and crusting at the nasal openings.Local mouth washes with various substances, such as sodium perborate, and local treatment with various ointments produced no response. On July 23 she was given thiamine hydrochloride, with no effect. On September 29, October 6 and October 13 she was given intravenous injections of neoarsphenamine, 0.3 Gm. per
Estrin MM, Silvers SH. BROOKLYN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;47(6):859–861. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01500240099017
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