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CUTANEOUS LESIONS ASSOCIATED WITH A DEFICIENCY IN VITAMIN A IN MAN
During the winter and spring of 1928 and 1929 many cases of keratomalacia were seen in the hospital of the Peiping Union Medical College. Most of these occurred among Chinese soldiers, garrisoned in… Expand
VARIATIONS IN THE CUTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY FROM INFANCY TO PUBERTY
In a former paper 1 dealing with the nature and age distribution of the cutaneous manifestations of vitamin A deficiency, it was pointed out that infants and children of prepubertal age did not often… Expand
NATURE AND DISTRIBUTION ACCORDING TO AGE OF CUTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY: A STUDY OF TWO HUNDRED AND SEVEN CASES
The relationship of the ocular changes to a deficiency of vitamin A has been established by frequent clinical and experimental observations in man and in laboratory animals and is thought to be a phenomenon of repair stimulated by atrophy of the original epithelium. Expand
Blood Serum Globulin in Leprosy.
The results in this series of cases indicate that Sia's globulin precipitation test is positive in certain cases of leprosy, particularly in the nodular and mixed types of the disease. Expand
Action of penicillin, especially on Treponema pallidum.
The identification of the inhibitor has contributed in some instances to a clearer understanding of the essential mode of action of the anti-bacterial substance, as for example the inhibition of the sulfonamides by para-aminobenzoic acid. Expand
Atrophy of Germinal Epithelium of the Rabbit's Testis Induced by Roentgen Rays
Tests of adult rabbits subjected to a series of exposures to X-rays aggregating 2,268 r (4.4 E.S.D.) over a period of 15 days showed complete atrophy of the germinal epithelium, but the secretory function of the testes was not affected as long as 6 months following irradiation. Expand
Effect of Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) and Cortisone on the Several Varieties of Pemphigus1
Since April, 1950, 8 patients with pemphigus have received treatment with adreno-corticotropic hormone (ACTH) or cortisone. Three of the patients had the acute malignant form of pemphigus vulgaris,… Expand
A Study of Subcutaneous Nodules of the Juxta-Articular Type observed in Five Cases of Syphilis in North China.
Allergic dermatitis; a view of its immunologic and biochemical implications.
Treatment of pemphigus with ACTH, cortisone and prednisone; results obtained in twenty-five cases over a period of five years.
BETWEEN 1950 and 1954, 25 patients with pemphigus were treated at the Massachusetts General Hospital with either ACTH, cortisone or prednisone. All have been followed to the time of this report,… Expand