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November 1945

FIXED BULLOUS ERUPTION DUE TO SULFATHIAZOLE

Author Affiliations

PHILADELPHIA

From the Department of Dermatology and Syphilology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, John H. Stokes, M.D., Director.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1945;52(5):342-343. doi:10.1001/archderm.1945.01510290047007
Abstract

A case of fixed bullous eruption following sulfathiazole therapy is reported, with results of some allergic studies. Only one reference1 can be found to a case of a similar nature, and at present this article is unavailable to us.

REPORT OF A CASE

G. S., a Negro aged 33, appeared at the dermatologic outpatient department of the University Hospital on June 16, 1943, with ten to fifteen bullous lesions of two weeks' duration on the mouth, penis, trunk and extremities. These bullae varied from 1 to 4 cm. in diameter and were filled with a clear fluid. He stated that seventeen years previously he had suffered from an attack of gonorrhea. Four years before this admission he experienced another attack of the same disease, which was treated by his own physician with sulfanilamide over a period of four months. Three months prior to this admission, because

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