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João de Aguiar Pupo

João Bueno de Aguiar Pupo, Brazilian dermatologist (Itatiba, São Paulo State 12 May 1890 – São Paulo 23 August 1980)
 
 
With E. Rabello identified lepromatous and tuberculoid polar-types
 
First to prescribe penicillin for syphilis
 
Introduced sodium arsenite in the treatment of leishmaniasis
 
Introduced aminoarsenophenol (arsenical) in the treatment of American tegumentary leishmaniasis (1926)
 

With L. Cunha Motta described blastomycotic paronychia (1936)

 

Verified immunoallergic dissociation phenomenon

 

Reported the occurrence of two kinds of multiform erythema in leprosy (papulous and nodous) in 1930


 

EPONYMY

Aguiar Pupo moriform ulcerous stomatitis, an anatomo-clinical manifestation of paracoccidioidomycosis 
 
Aguiar Pupo nodular or dermohypodermic lesion (1946)
 

Aguiar Pupo method for treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis