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October 1951


AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1951;64(4):530-531. doi:10.1001/archderm.1951.01570100147026

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Varicella. Presented by Dr. Edward L. Murphy. 

Herpes Zoster. Presented by Dr. Edward L. Murphy. 

DISCUSSION OF TWO PRECEDING CASES  Dr. Edward L. Murphy: The woman arrived from another city on Jan. 6 with herpes zoster of three days' duration. Two weeks later varicella developed in the man, her son-in-law.

Folliculitis (?) Due to Food Allergy. Presented by Dr. Edward L. Murphy.  J. T., a 40-yr.-old white man, has a history of grouped follicopustules around the crotch, axillary areas, and dorsum of the right hand for the past 20 yr. This has never cleared up since the original onset. The beard has never been involved, though there have been repeated flare-ups in the other sites.A test dose of 0.1 cc. of ambo-toxoid® (a toxoid prepared from several strains of staphylococci combined with bacterial antigen) (Squibb) elicited positive reaction in a zone 10 by 14 cm. Iodochlorhydroxyquin (vioform®) cream, ambo-toxoid,® and

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