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Rosacea-Like Tuberculid of Lewandowsky. Presented by Dr. Anthony C. Cipollaro.
M. A., a woman aged 36, came to the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital in January 1936, complaining of an eruption of the face of six months' duration.The patient states that about twenty years ago she had a primary lesion of syphilis for which she was treated, with an apparent cure. She states that she had an examination of the spinal fluid about ten years ago.At present the patient presents many discrete erythematous papules over the forehead, the nose, the cheeks and the chin. The lesions spread to the preauricular areas. There is a diffuse redness in the involved areas. On diascopic pressure some of the papular lesions reveal small yellowish brown nodules.To date she has received about ten injections of sodium gold thiosulfate and seven unfiltered fractional (75
Gilmour AJ, Cipollaro AC. MANHATTAN DERMATOLOGIC SOCIETY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1938;37(4):729–734. doi:10.1001/archderm.1938.01480100182015