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August 1950

MINNESOTA DERMATOLOGIC SOCIETY

Author Affiliations

President; Secretary Jan. 28, 1949

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;62(2):323-326. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530150145019

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Abstract

Pemphigus Foliaceus. Presented by Dr. Carl Laymon, Minneapolis.

Epidermolysis Bullosa Hereditaria. Presented by Dr. Carl Laymon, Minneapolis.

A Case for Diagnosis: Dermatitis Herpetiformis? Presented by Dr. Carl Laymon, Minneapolis.

DISCUSSION OF PRECEDING CASES

Dr. Carl Laymon, Minneapolis: Several months ago the woman with the pemphigus foliaceus presented classic lesions of the Senear-Usher syndrome. Dr. Senear has stressed that this type of pemphigus may be extremely slow in its course.

Dr. Herbert Rattner, Chicago (by invitation): Another point that Dr. Senear mentioned was that in many cases the Senear-Usher syndrome eventually develops into pemphigus foliaceus rather than pemphigus vulgaris, and I think this case is an example of that.

Dr. Paul A. O'Leary, Rochester, Minn.: In the case for diagnosis (dermatitis herpetiformis?), I suggest the diagnosis of morphea with bullae in preference to dermatitis herpetiformis. The patient has not had cutaneous sclerosis at any time, but the atrophic and pigmented

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