[Skip to Navigation]
Society Transactions
April 1921


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1921;3(4_PART_1):475-477. doi:10.1001/archderm.1921.02350160130015

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


Regular Meeting, Feb. 2, 1921

EPIDERMOPHYTOSIS, KERATOTIC TYPE. Presented by Dr. Irvine.  A woman, aged 64, presented a few months ago a thickened keratotic condition on the palms and soles. On the legs over the tibiae there were a few vesicles. The vesicles promptly disappeared under treatment with Whitfield's ointment. The keratotic condition resisted Whitfield's ointment but responded to a 40 per cent. salicylic acid plaster.

CASE FOR DIAGNOSIS. Presented by Dr. Freeman.  A man, aged 28, presented an extensive eruption over the body. The condition began two years ago. The patient had been treated elsewhere for syphilis.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Michelson stated that the predominating lesions were telangiectatic, and that the disease was not pityriasis lichenoides chronica or Majocchi's disease.Dr. Butler stated that at first glance the disease bore a striking resemblance to Brocq's disease, but this would not explain the new vessel formation. He considered that it was

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
Add or change institution