THIS STUDY is a continuation of our interest in the treatment of tuberculodermas1 and those skin diseases which in the past have been thought to be linked with tuberculosis. As is often the case we have too few cases, but we hope that this investigation will stimulate more reports and thus give a broader interpretation of the value of isoniazid treatment of this interesting group of skin diseases.
REPORT OF CASES
Erythema Induratum.—In three cases the Bazin type of erythema induratum was treated with isoniazid. We submit short summaries of the cases.
Case 1.—W. N., a white man, aged 27, was seen by H. J. L. in February, 1952. The patient was treated with calciferol without benefit, and new lesions continually developed. A biopsy on June 23, 1952, confirmed this diagnosis. A tuberculin test was not done. The lesions were present as deep nodules on the
GOLDBERG LC, SIMON CR. ISONIAZID THERAPY OF CHRONIC DERMATOSES. AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1953;68(5):556–565. doi:10.1001/archderm.1953.01540110078012
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