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December 27, 1902


JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(26):1640-1641. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.52480520012001c

It may well be that the case which I shall briefly describe is of a type not unusual in some localities, or that it is not infrequently seen by those who practice in pediatrics. But I have never come across one precisely similar, and its characteristics, both positive and negative, are such that I am unable to classify it under the heading of any of the ordinary dermatoses. These considerations embolden me to place on record the following case:

Mamie K., 5½ years old, was brought to my clinic at Lebanon Hospital, with the following history: Since her second year there has appeared each autumn a skin eruption similar to the one that is now present; during the spring and summer there is absolutely nothing the matter with her integument. Each attack began with the appearance of a few watery blisters, which increased up to a certain size, and then

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