lotion to the face only with his fingers. The contact type dermatitis appeared on the face and hands, while the acneform flare-up was localized to the face. It is possible that the primary dermatitis sets the reaction type or pattern for the sulfathiazole eruption or that sulfathiazole sensitization manifests itself as a Herxheimer-like exacerbation of the original eruption. Manifestations of this type have been noted by a num¬ ber of authors in the treatment of lupus erythematosus with various sulfonamide compounds.1" It is to he noted that at the time of primary sensiti¬ zation with sulfathiazole by local cutaneous application of the type discussed local manifestations of this sensi¬
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