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September 1921

Society Transactions

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1921;4(3):401-413. doi:10.1001/archderm.1921.02350220110014

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NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY  Regular Meeting, May 25, 1921James McF. Winfield, M.D., President

EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA. Presented by Dr. Wise for Dr. Fordyce.  A. C., a 3-year old boy of American birth, presented bullae in various stages, averaging about 2 cm. in diameter, sparsely scattered over the trunk and extremities. The sites of recent bullae were denuded of epidermis, and the older sites were pigmented. The oral mucosa was not involved. In the ears and on the fingers especially were seen the characteristic epidermal cysts of millet seed size. The nails of all the fingers and toes were absent, having been lost at the age of 10 months. The patient's three older brothers and sisters were normal, the parents likewise.The diagnosis was accepted without dissent.

CASE FOR DIAGNOSIS (EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA?). Presented by Dr. Bechet.  L. R., aged 6, from Dr. Trimble's service, had had the eruption for which he

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