Reports of new substances capable of producing dermatitis by contact are constantly appearing. A review of the available literature, however, confirmed by a personal communication from W. W. Stockberger of the Bureau of Poisonous Plants at Washington, failed to reveal a case similar to the one reported.
REPORT OF A CASE
C. C. G., a youth, aged 18, had been well until two years before he consulted me, at which time he had been in a tuberculosis sanatorium suffering from moderately advanced tuberculosis, being discharged after some months as having an arrested case. He had had no skin eruptions until the present illness.The patient was first seen on July 18, 1921. About two months before, he had developed a vesicular eruption on the dorsal and lateral surfaces of the fingers of both hands. This was diagnosed by his physician as eczema and was treated with ointments and by