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August 1946

A DEVICE OF VALUE FOR ROENTGEN RAY EPILATION

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NEW YORK

From the Dermatologic Radiotherapy Clinic of Mount Sinai Hospital. New York.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1946;54(2):200-201. doi:10.1001/archderm.1946.01510370084007

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Abstract

THE PERFORMANCE of roentgen ray epilation for tinea capitis is a technic requiring experience and skill on the part of the dermatologist. Formerly this treatment consumed several hours of time to insure its accurate performance. However, with the addition of various time-saving methods over a period of years, the procedure can now be carried out in less than one hour. Any method which may lessen the technical difficulties or lead to greater accuracy of performance is deemed worthy of report.

For several years, a device has been successfully employed in the dermatologic radiotherapy clinic of Mount Sinai Hospital. It had been made in response to a request for some method which would lead to more

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