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ONYCHIA DUE TO BACILLUS COLI COMMUNIS

ONYCHIA DUE TO BACILLUS COLI COMMUNIS 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 Two cases of onychia have come under my observation within the last twelve months in which cultures from the purulent material obtained from the nail bed yielded practically a pure strain of Bacillus coli communis. REPORT OF CASES Case 1.—History.— Mrs. A. J. H., aged 52, was referred to me on account of a chronic onychitis affecting three nails on the right hand and one nail on the left, of about five months' standing. The patient did not remember definitely any injury to the nails or to the nail fold. The first symptom which attracted her attention was a severe burning sensation in two of the fingers at the nail bed. She did not notice any change in color, nor was there any visible swelling at this time. The burning sensation had increased from time to time until about three weeks after the onset, when the nail fold http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

ONYCHIA DUE TO BACILLUS COLI COMMUNIS

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1921 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1921.02350220075009
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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 Two cases of onychia have come under my observation within the last twelve months in which cultures from the purulent material obtained from the nail bed yielded practically a pure strain of Bacillus coli communis. REPORT OF CASES Case 1.—History.— Mrs. A. J. H., aged 52, was referred to me on account of a chronic onychitis affecting three nails on the right hand and one nail on the left, of about five months' standing. The patient did not remember definitely any injury to the nails or to the nail fold. The first symptom which attracted her attention was a severe burning sensation in two of the fingers at the nail bed. She did not notice any change in color, nor was there any visible swelling at this time. The burning sensation had increased from time to time until about three weeks after the onset, when the nail fold

Journal

Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1921

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