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Society Transactions
February 1921


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1921;3(2):211-216. doi:10.1001/archderm.1921.02350140103016

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LICHEN PLANUS ATROPHICUS ET SCLEROSUS. Presented by Dr. Fischkin.  The patient was a woman, aged 26 years, with white, atrophic spots, intermingled with flat papules surrounded by a vermilion border on the neck, chest and shoulders, which had been present for three months.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Lieberthal thought the case was a fine example of lichen planus atrophicus.

MOELLER'S GLOSSITIS OR GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE. Presented by Dr. Stillians.  A Jewess, aged 23 years, married, had had pulmonary tuberculosis in 1918 and 1919, but left the sanatorium in good condition in 1919. In January, 1920, the sides of her tongue became sore and rough, and ring-shaped lines appeared, which changed position from day to day. The tongue gradually grew more painful, and the condition interfered greatly with eating, being irritated especially by acid foods, hot, spicy or hard foods. Salt produced much irritation.The sides of the tongue were rough with deep fissures,

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