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April 1958


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408 Medico-Dental Building San Jose, Calif.

AMA Arch Derm. 1958;77(4):445. doi:10.1001/archderm.1958.01560040069012

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To the Editor: I have just read with interest the recent article (A. M. A. Arch Dermat. 76:595, 1957) "An Appraisal of the Therapeutic Effect of Riboflavin in Psoriasis." Since the second report of my first paper (J. Invest. Dermat. 18:305, 1952) was read before the Section on Dermatology of the American Medical Association in 1956 but has not been published, I am submitting this letter to the Archives.

I have used riboflavin extensively in my practice for over 12 years, mainly in the treatment of psoriasis. The total number of cases treated well exceeds 300. I am well cognizant of the multitude of new treatments that have come and gone throughout the years, and I have accepted them, used them, and discarded them, as they failed to live up to expectation. I am also familiar with the enthusiastic report, the contradictory report, and the final sober evaluation that

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