Pathogenesis of the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction; a review of clinical and experimental observations.

@article{Heyman1952PathogenesisOT,
  title={Pathogenesis of the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction; a review of clinical and experimental observations.},
  author={Albert Heyman and Walter H. Sheldon and Louisa Evans},
  journal={The British journal of venereal diseases},
  year={1952},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={50-60}
}
During the past few years we have been engaged in a clinical and experimental study of the pathogenesis of the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction in syphilis. The results of this investigation have been published in a series of papers (Sheldon and Heyman, 1949; Sheldon, Heyman, and Evans, 1951a, b, 1952). The present report summarizes our observations and presents our concepts of the pathogenesis of the Herxheimer reaction in syphilis, as well as in other infections. We shall use this opportunity to… CONTINUE READING