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October 1945


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1945;52(4):268. doi:10.1001/archderm.1945.01510280052013

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To the Editor:—I returned last week from México, D. F., where I attended the course in tropical dermatology that was conducted by the Mexican Society of Dermatology, and I thought that it might interest the readers of the Archives to know that the course was so well planned and conducted that all the American dermatologists who attended were unanimous in their enthusiasm and praise for it. The course was conducted by the Mexican Society of Dermatology in cooperation with the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Mexico and the National Department of Public Health.

The subjects presented were pinta, onchocercosis, syphilis, leprosy, mycosis, leishmaniasis and lymphogranuloma venereum. An interesting introductory lecture on "Characteristics of Dermatology in Mexico" was delivered by Dr. Jesús Urueña, the venerable and esteemed Doyen of Mexican dermatologists. The striking disease pinta was presented by Dr. Gonzáales Herrejón,

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