NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION ON DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS
Regular Meeting, Nov. 5, 1919John E. Lane, M.D., Chairman
LUPUS VULGARIS (SHOWING RESULT OF KROMAYER LIGHT TREATMENT). Presented by Dr. J. J. Rothwell.
A white boy, from the service of Dr. Trimble at the Skin and Cancer Hospital, aged 13, of Dutch parentage, presented on the right side of the neck from the ramus of the jaw to the clavicle, dark pigmentation with areas of white skin. The patient had previously been presented at the meeting of November, 1918, when apple-jelly nodules were readily apparent. Kromayer unfiltered compression treatment had been continued at three or four week intervals since that time. Each new outbreak of nodules subjected to the treatment had succumbed, and the cosmetic effect was fully as satisfactory, if not more so, than was to be secured from any other plan of treatment. The scarring was of
Society Transactions. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1920;1(3):328–360. doi:10.1001/archderm.1920.02350030098009