[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.166.80.147. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
July 31, 1909

LICHEN PLANUS SCLEROSUSWITH REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

PHILADELPHIA

JAMA. 1909;LIII(5):369-373. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.92550050007002h
Abstract

Patient.  Miss L., American birth, aged 19; height about 5 feet; weight about 90 pounds; hair brown; eyes blue; skin fair with slight freckling; intelligent. Parents Irish, living and well. Several brothers and sisters living and well; one brother died in infancy of bowel trouble; no consumption in family; no skin disease; no history of syphilis.

History.  The patient had none of the infectious diseases that she could recall. About a year before examination she had lumbago; since then had had slight attacks of rheumatism. She was not nervous in any way, i. e., her temperament was not neurotic. The patient slept well and ate well; she was actively engaged in work and was inconvenienced in no way by the skin disease present. She had never had any other skin affection. The disease under consideration made

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×