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July 1933

NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1933;28(1):136-145. doi:10.1001/archderm.1933.01460010139024

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Abstract

Radiodermatitis. Presented by Dr. Hans J. Schwartz.  A man, aged 38, from the New York Hospital and the department of medicine, Cornell University Medical College, was first seen a few days ago. He gave a history of eczema of the hands which appeared thirteen years ago. For a year following the onset of the eruption he received roentgen treatment at one of the city clinics. Since then he has had about ten years of roentgen treatment—in all, about 250 treatments for each hand. He has had no roentgen therapy for the past two years.The patient shows marked radiodermatitis of both hands—telangiectasia, atrophy and keratosis. There is an ulcerating lesion at the base of the ring finger of the right hand, which has been present for two years; it is probably a squamous cell epithelioma. The right epitrochlear and right axillary lymph nodes are palpable. He is presented for suggestions

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