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Eczematoid Psoriasis. Presented by Dr. S. W. Becker and Dr. M. E. Obermayer.
This white boy, aged 14, born in Chicago of Austrian parents, was first seen two years ago, at which time the following history was obtained:An eruption started at the age of 6 months on the forehead. Following treatment, the eruption became generalized. It remained widespread for some time and then almost cleared. At the age of 6 a generalized eruption again developed, which later cleared except in a few areas where it has been present ever since. Pruritus was marked only at the onset. For some time there was a discharge from the ears.General examination gave essentially negative results. The blood count was normal (no eosinophilia), the reaction to tuberculin was negative and the Wassermann and Kahn reactions of the blood were negative.The eruption involved the scalp, the regions behind the ears, the eyelids,
Wien MS, Ormsby OS. CHICAGO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;30(1):135–143. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460130143019