LONDON ASSOCIATION OF THE MEDICAL WOMEN'S FEDERATION

1920 The Lancet  
took part in the discussion, the latter drawing attention to the variation of the skin lesions as the result of exposure to heat, the most exposed areas-e.g., the back of the hands, the front of the knees, and instepsuffering most often. He also referred to the seasonal variation of the disease in its possible influence on the production of skin and digestive lesions, and, in advanced cases, of mental disturbances. Dr. WOOD, in his reply, stated that he viewed the whole problem of the aetiology
more » ... em of the aetiology of pellagra with an entirely open mind, and could offer no clear solution. Although in the main he had relied on Goldberger's
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