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October 1965

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Penicillin and Antituberculous Drugs as Possible Therapeutic Agents

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Hitchcock Clinic, Hanover, NH and Dartmouth Medical School, Associate Professor of Dermatology (Dr. Jillson).

Arch Dermatol. 1965;92(4):428-430. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600160084019

We have recorded the collective experiences of dermatologists at Hitchcock Clinic with patients having pityriasis rubra pilaris, in order to call attention to the possible value of phenoxymethyl penicillin (penicillin V), isonizid, and para-aminosalicylic acid in the treatment of this disease.

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