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THE

THERAPEUTIC GAZETTE

A MONTHLY JOURNAL

OF

General, Special, and Physiological Therapeutics.

EDITED BY

H. A. HARE, M.D.,
Professor of Therapeutics in the Jefferson Medical College,

GENERAL THERAPEUTICS;

AND

EDWARD MARTIN, M.D.,
Clinical Professor of Genito-Urinary Diseases, University of Pennsylvania,

SURGICAL AND GENITO-URINARY THERAPEUTICS.

WHOLE SERIES, VOL. XXVI.

THIRD SERIES, VOL. XVIII.

WILLIAM M. WARREN,

DETROIT, MICHIGAN.

1902

BOSTON MEDICAL LIBRARY

IN THE
FRANCIS A. COUNTWAY

LIBRARY OF MEDICINE

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1902, by

WILLIAM M. WARREN, In the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

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Original Communications. pear after a few doses, or not until other

evidences of poisoning are pronounced.

Boils or bullous eruptions are less frequent,
IODIC PURPURA WITH FEVER.* and ecchymoses or purpuric lesions are

occasionally seen. It is to these last named

conditions that I wish to call attention in
BY ALFRED STENGEL, M.D.,

reporting the case detailed below.
Professor of Clinical Medicine in the University of Penn Ricord appears to have been the first to
sylvania.

call attention to purpura as a symptom of
iodism, and in conformity with the views

entertained at the time of his observations,
Among the symptoms of chronic iodic in-
toxication or iodism, eruptions in the skin

in 1843, he attributed the eruption to a

Ri-
are very frequent and significant. The reduction of the fibrin of the blood.
well known form is acne, which may ap-

cord's case was a syphilitic who developed

purpura on three occasions after adminis-
*Read before the Section on Medicine, College

tration of iodide of potassium. Ricord also
of Physicians, Philadelphia.

refers to a case which he saw with Cruvel-

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