By Henry C. G. Semon

An Atlas of the Commoner pores and skin ailments, Fourth variation offers a suite of the dermatoses most ordinarily obvious within the regimen of out-patient perform. This booklet comprises in every one plate abbreviated medical descriptions, the $64000 differential diagnoses, and descriptions of remedy. prepared into 148 chapters, this variation starts with an outline of the present kind of pimples vulgaris in its papulo-pustular degree. this article then illustrates the most features of a built and revolutionary patch of alopecia areata. different chapters reflect on the case of acute seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp and face, that is the most typical of all dermis ailments. This publication discusses to boot the cutaneous problems of varicose veins and the case of occupational or exchange eczema. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains with the infrequent of tylosis, that is a bilateral and symmetrical congenital sexy thickening of the outside of the arms and soles. This publication is a beneficial source for dermatologists.

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On the third and fourth days, without local applications of any kind, he returned on the fifth day almost completely free of his eruption. It is important to note that he had an associated chronic infection of his right antrum which would need skilled attention if relapses were to be avoided. Vioform—a chloro-iodine hydroxyquinoline compound widely used in the U . S . A . — is a valuable addition to the above suggestions for the control of all the many seborrhœic manifestations, except the very acute.

From which the stains are eradicated with difficulty. T h e sulphonamides should be reserved for cases which fail to respond to the above measures after a week's trial, and should not, in my opinion, be applied locally to any case in which there are pronounced eczematous reactions with weeping and irritation. In my experience they tend to aggravate the symptoms of most superficial skin infections such as impetigo, and when their trial seems justified should be given orally in moderate dosage and not in the amounts advocated for gonorrhoea or pneumonia.

48 PLATE D E R M A T I T I S XIX M E D I C A M E N T O S A (Acute Vesicular Iodine Dermatitis) 49 4 AN ATLAS OF THE COMMONER DERMATITIS, (PLATE SKIN DISEASES MYCOTIC XX) T H E condition illustrated here is exceedingly common in both sexes and at all ages between 2 0 and 4 0 . Supposed at one time to be due to a disorder of the sweat glands, it has long been labelled ' dysidrosis ', and, for want of a better, the name still persists. T h e current view adopted at the present time favours a mycotic origin in the great majority of cases, and although a fungus can but rarely be demonstrated or cultured in eczematized cases, it affords a rational explanation of the symptoms, and a satisfactory basis for treatment.

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