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MEDICAL DEPARTMENT
UNITED STATES ARMY
IN VIETNAM


MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, UNITED STATES ARMY

INTERNAL MEDICINE IN VIETNAM

Volume I

SKIN DISEASES IN VIETNAM, 1965-72

by

Lieutenant Colonel Alfred M. Allen, MC, USA

Editor for Internal Medicine
Colonel Andre J. Ognibene, MC, USA

OFFICE OF THE SURGEON GENERAL

AND

CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY

UNITED STATES ARMY

WASHINGTON, D.C., 1989


 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 77-600004

First Printed 1977-CMG Pub 83-5


INTERNAL MEDICINE IN VIETNAM

Advisory Editorial Board for the History of the
U.S. Army Medicine Department in Vietnam and Southeast Asia

Major General James A. Wier, MC, Chairman
Major General Spurgeon H. Neel, Jr., MC
Major General Edward H. Vogel, Jr., MC
Major General Robert E. Blount, USA (Ret.)
Major General James T. McGibony, USA (Ret.)
Major General William H. Moncrief, USA (Ret.)
Brigadier General Oscar P. Hampton, Jr., USAR (Ret.)
Colonel Hinton J. Baker, USA (Ret.)
Colonel Jesse N. Butler, USA (Ret.)
Colonel Thomas P. Caito, USA (Ret.)
Colonel Robert P. Campbell, USA (Ret.)
Colonel Jennie L. Caylor, ANC (Ret.)
Colonel Herschel E. Griffin, USA (Ret.)
Colonel Arnold W. Johnson, MC
Colonel Chris J.D. Zarafonetis, USAR (Ret.)
Charles J. Simpson

Advisory Editorial Committee on the History of Internal Medicine

Colonel Andre J. Ognibene, MC, USA, Chairman
Lieutenant Colonel Alfred M. Allen, MC, USA
Colonel O'Neill Barrett, Jr., USA (Ret.)
Colonel Raymond W. Blohm, Mr., MC, USA
Colonel Nicholas F. Conte, MC, USA

Colonel John J. Deller, Jr., MC, USA
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas A. Verdon, Jr., USA (Ret.)
Colonel Ralph F. Wells, MC, USA


Center of Military History

Brigadier General James L. Collins, Jr., Chief of Military History
Maurice Matloff, Chief Historian
Colonel Joseph Israeloff, Chief, Medical History Division
Colonel Walter L. McMahon, Chief, Historical Services Division
Colonel James F. Ransone, Jr., Chief, Histories Division
Joseph R. Friedman, Editor in Chief

Medical History Division

Colonel Joseph Israeloff, MSC, USA, Chief
Charles J. Simpson, Executive Officer
Mary C. Efdimis, Chief, Editorial Branch
Martha R. Stephens, Chief, Editorial Branch
Roderick M. Engert, Chief, General Reference and Research Branch
Rose C. Engelman, Chief, Historians Branch

Geraldine B. Sites, Public Affairs Officer


MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, UNITED STATES ARMY

The volumes comprising the official history of the Medical Department of the United States Army in Vietnam are prepared by the Medical History Division, U.S. Army Center of Military History, and published under the direction of Lieutenant General Richard R. Taylor, The Surgeon General, and Brigadier General James L. Collins, Jr., Chief of Military History. These volumes are divided into two series: (1) the professional, or clinical and technical, series; and (2) a series devoted to medically related subjects. This is the first volume of the former series.