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March 1922

Society Transactions

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1922;5(3):378-425. doi:10.1001/archderm.1922.02350280083008

SOUTHWEST GERMAN DERMATOLOGIC CONGRESS  Held at Frankfurt, Oct. 8-9, 1921The congress was opened by Dr. Herxheimer, who, in referring to the anniversary of the death of Fritz Schaudinn, drew attention to the importance of the discovery of Spirochaeta pallida. The first speaker was Meirowsky, whose subject was genodermatoses. His careful and detailed paper will be reported separately.

PSEUDOPELADE. Presented by Dr. H. Müller, Mainz.  This case presented various stages of the disease, some corresponding to keratosis while others very much resembled lupus erythematosus.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Hoffman of Bonn assumed that syphilis was the possible cause, while Dr. Sachs of Heidelberg stated that in these cases microscopic analysis alone could decide the diagnosis.

LUPUS VULGARIS. Presented by Dr. H. Müller.  This patient showed extensive involvement of the gums.

LIVEDO RACEMOSA WITH ATROPHY. Presented by Dr. H. Müller.  Dr. Herxheimer diagnosed atrophia maculosa cutis. He found distinct atrophy. Symptoms of stagnation

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