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EPIDERMOPHYTON INFECTION, EPIDERMOPHYTOSIS

EPIDERMOPHYTON INFECTION, EPIDERMOPHYTOSIS This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor.— I hope Dr. White [The Question of Epidermophyton Infection (A Problem in Dermatological Diagnosis), J. Cutan Dis. 37:50 (August) 1919)] will pardon my suggesting, from personal knowledge, additions to his limited "etiology" of the above condition. Sources of infection may be "laundered" clothing, perhaps "issue" clothes in the army, a toilet seat—femoral cases; borrowed or rented bathing suits, a borrowed slipper, bathing in streams or city swimming pools; possibly marital contact (one case). Athletes' "jock straps" are another source of infection.The disease as affecting the toes and feet is almost endemic, its diffusion seeming undoubtedly due to infection from the floors of public baths and occurring in families who use the same bath rug. This latter method of contraction is particularly menacing in boarding houses.I believe my use of the name "epidermophytosis" (Skin Diseases at an Army Camp. J. Cutan Dis. 37:456 [July] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

EPIDERMOPHYTON INFECTION, EPIDERMOPHYTOSIS

EPIDERMOPHYTON INFECTION, EPIDERMOPHYTOSIS

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor.— I hope Dr. White [The Question of Epidermophyton Infection (A Problem in Dermatological Diagnosis), J. Cutan Dis. 37:50 (August) 1919)] will pardon my suggesting, from personal knowledge, additions to his limited "etiology" of the above condition. Sources of infection may be "laundered" clothing, perhaps...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1920 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1920.02350010070012
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor.— I hope Dr. White [The Question of Epidermophyton Infection (A Problem in Dermatological Diagnosis), J. Cutan Dis. 37:50 (August) 1919)] will pardon my suggesting, from personal knowledge, additions to his limited "etiology" of the above condition. Sources of infection may be "laundered" clothing, perhaps "issue" clothes in the army, a toilet seat—femoral cases; borrowed or rented bathing suits, a borrowed slipper, bathing in streams or city swimming pools; possibly marital contact (one case). Athletes' "jock straps" are another source of infection.The disease as affecting the toes and feet is almost endemic, its diffusion seeming undoubtedly due to infection from the floors of public baths and occurring in families who use the same bath rug. This latter method of contraction is particularly menacing in boarding houses.I believe my use of the name "epidermophytosis" (Skin Diseases at an Army Camp. J. Cutan Dis. 37:456 [July]

Journal

Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1920

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