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April 1971

Acrodermatitis Perstans: Generalization Following Therapy With Nystatin

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Veterans Administration Hospital, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia. Dr. Petrozzi was a Public Health Service postdoctoral trainee supported by research grant TI-AM-05261. He is presently at US Army Hospital, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;103(4):442-447. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000160092015

Generalized acrodermatitis perstans occurred in a 50-year-old man. Lesions clinically and histologically characteristic of the disease could be produced by intradermal injection of monilial antigen. Generalization appeared to follow the administration of nystatin.