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March 1948


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1948;57(3_PART_II):403-427. doi:10.1001/archderm.1948.01520160001001

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Chronic Urticaria. Presented by Dr. Bernard L. Kahn. 

Case for Diagnosis (Lupus Erythematosus and Lichen Planus?). Presented by Dr. Francis B. Eveland, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 

Tinea Capitis (Microsporon Audouini), Benefited by an Iodine Ointment. Presented by Dr. John F. Wilson.  W. P., a white boy aged 41/2 years, presents a patchy loss of hair in the upper occipital region since January 1944. A culture of the hair showed Microsporon audouini. Examination with Wood's filter shows typical greenish blue fluorescence.With the use of 5 per cent iodine crystals in a wetting agent ointment base, great improvement was obtained. This patient had two recurrences and was shown at a previous meeting for this reason. Results have been negative in the examination with Wood's filter since Jan. 5, 1945.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Meyer L. Niedelman: I recently had 3 patients with the M. audouini type of ringworm of the scalp who had received roentgen

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