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July 1968

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Arch Dermatol. 1968;98(1):106. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610130112025

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Conference.—  A conference, "Progress in the Biological Sciences in Relation to Dermatology III" will be held in Cambridge, England, from Sept 23 to 28, 1968. Main topics to be discussed include: Cutaneous bacteriology; endocrine and metabolic disorders; mechanisms of allergic drug reactions; the polymorphonuclear leukocyte; pharmacologically active substances in the skin; factors determining the distribution of dermatoses.Applications and inquiries should be addressed to: J. W. Woodcock, MA, Medical School, Tennis Court Rd, Cambridge, England.

Meeting Report.—  The Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society was held at Runaway Bay, Jamaica, Jan 7-13, 1968, under the direction of its president, Harold O. Perry, MD. Twenty-two papers were presented. Those of high interest were: "Erythrodermas Causing High Output Cardiac Failure" by Harold Plotnick, MD, Detroit; "Amyloidosis Masquerading as Epidermolysis Bullosa" by Sigfried A. Muller, MD, Rochester, Minn; and "Brucellosis Ulcers: A Case" reported by H. B. Christianson, MD, New

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