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Archives a Century Ago
September 15, 2008

New York Academy of Medicine.

Author Affiliations
 

MARKBERNHARDTMD

Arch Dermatol. 2008;144(9):1103. doi:10.1001/archderm.144.9.1103

THE JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS DISEASES VOL. XXVI September, 1908 NO. 9

Section on Dermatology

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 . . . never caused any subjective symptoms or inconvenience whatever. The eruption consists of yellowish pin-head sized and larger tubercles, aggregated in patches upon the palms and elbows. The patches upon the palms follow the natural clefts in the skin. On the buttocks the lesions are discreet. The upper lids show typical lesions of xanthoma planum. The lesions are all distinctly yellowish, showing no admixture or red. They are firm and are not tender to the touch. The urine does not contain sugar or bile pigment. There is no jaundice of the skin or mucous membranes. The patient is well nourished and apparently enjoys good health.

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