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September 1944


Author Affiliations

Jerusalem, Palestine. Dermatologic Department, Rothschild Hadassah University Hospital.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1944;50(3):202. doi:10.1001/archderm.1944.01510150054015

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To the Editor:—I read with pleasure the interesting article on ``Mycosis Fungoides'' by Dr. Stratton (Arch. Dermat. & Syph. 48:179 [Aug.] 1943) and agree with him that experimental work on that disease should be continued. I cannot, however, agree with him that "there were no references to experimental work on mycosis fungoides'' (page 184).

I wish to mention the works of Moncorps, Löhe, Ceelen and Brünauer, who arrived at positive results. References to their experiments and also to many negative results are to be found in Hexheimer and Martin's article on mycosis fungoides in the ``Handbuch für Haut- and Geschlechtskrankheiten'' edited by Jadassohn. The excellent article by Zurhelle (Dermat. Ztschr.69:65, 1934) appeared after the publication of the ``Handbuch.''

I also did some experimental work (unpublished) when I was an assistant in the dermatologic department of the University of Amsterdam. Guinea pigs and rabbits were inoculated subcutaneously,

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