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October 1922

LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS ACUTUS DISSEMINATUS HEMORRHAGICUS: REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

Dermatologist, Graduate School of Medicine, Los Angeles Medical Department, University of California, Los Angeles County and Kaspare Cohn Hospitals LOS ANGELES

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1922;6(4):466-475. doi:10.1001/archderm.1922.02360040068008
Abstract

The following case is reported, both because of the extreme rarity of the condition, and because of the several interesting clinical features of the case. The case was referred to me by Dr. D. Edelman of this city.

REPORT OF CASE  Aug. 5, 1920, Mrs. C. M., aged 31, mother of two children, consulted her family physician about two red patches on the forehead and on the chest. She had noticed the patches for the first time two weeks before. They caused burning and itching and grew steadily bigger. She had also been complaining of weakness, severe headaches and of general ill feeling for the last six months. The family physician had found a large amount of albumin in the urine and had prescribed a general and dietetic regimen. He referred the patient for a dermatologic diagnosis.

Skin Findings.—  The examination revealed a very sharply defined, acutely inflamed area, occupying

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