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December 1977

Society Transactions

Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(12):1738. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640120106044

Society Transactions Editor: Harry L. Arnold, Jr, MD, Straub Clinic, 888 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96813*. Transactions and photographs should be submitted, in duplicate, to him.

SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL  SOCIETY April 2, 1977 Ervin Epstein, Jr, MD, Recorder

Cutaneous Tumors in Sun-exposed Areas Following Renal Transplantation. Presented by Marcus A. Conant, MD; Douglas N. Naversen, MD; Ernst Epstein, MD.  Proteinuria developed in a 36-year-old woman at age 18; she received two renal transplants for glomerulonephritis at age 24, and she was maintained on a regimen of prednisone and azathioprine for the next 12 years. At age 30, the gradual onset of numerous keratotic papules confined to all sun-exposed areas was noted. Both parents had some actinic keratoses.Multiple hyperkeratotic, crusted papules and nodules in the aforementioned areas ranged up to 2 cm in diameter; some were secondarily infected. There was anergy to intradermal skin tests, abnormal phytohemagglutinin transformation, and

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