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By Henry C. G. Semon

An Atlas of the Commoner dermis illnesses offers a set of illustrations of dermatoses from the residing topic in typical colour. This 139-chapter textual content discusses the equipment of remedy of the coated ailments.
Considerable chapters are dedicated to the differential analysis and remedy of diverse epidermis illnesses, together with zits, chilblains, dermatitis artefacta, generalized exfoliative dermatitis, psoriasis, gumma syphilis, lupus vulgaris, rosacea, scabies, and varicose ulcer. different chapters describe the actual visual appeal of pimples, alopecia areata, dermatitis artefacta, varicose, and herpes zoster. the remainder chapters take on the prognosis and scientific manifestations of different dermis ailments.
The booklet gives you helpful info to the dermatologists, medical professionals, scholars, and researchers.

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Twice weekly). 30 PLATE XII DERMATITIS MEDICAMENTOSA 3* (Lichenoid Type) AN ATLAS OF THE COMMONER SKIN DISEASES DERMATITIS MEDICAMENTOSA (Bromide Eruption) (PLATE XIII) an eruption or a skin lesion does not resemble a classified dermatosis, the possibility of a medicinal cause should be thought of. The bromides are perhaps the commonest in this connection, and two main types, the acneform and the granulomatous, are recognized. The plate illustrates the former, and might well have been mistaken for a papular syphilide or a profuse acne vulgaris.

B. and bismuth. Appearing suddenly in the region of the elbows it was first thought to be acute lichen planus, but lacked the characteristic features of this disease. There was little or no pruritus, the colour was brownish and lacked the typical violaceous tint, and there were no polygonal burnished papules, such as are illustrated in the characteristic eruption in Plate LIX. This type of medicinal rash is rare, but has been recorded during the adminis­ tration both of arsenical and bismuth preparations, so that it is uncertain which of the two drugs was responsible on this occasion.

I have twice seen such lesions on the legs of patients undergoing treatment by bromides for chronic alcoholism. —The treatment of the acneform variety is simple. The lesions gradually disappear after withdrawal of the drug and on applying a desiccating treat­ ment with calamine and spirit lotion. In obstinate granulomatous cases the admin­ istration of large amounts of common salt (mass action) appears to accelerate recovery, and in one case with an unusual proliferative tendency I found mild doses of X rays of distinct value.

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