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October 1922

Society Transactions

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1922;6(4):515-518. doi:10.1001/archderm.1922.02360040117011

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CHICAGO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY  Regular Meeting, June 21, 1922William Allen Pusey, M.D., Presiding

PARAPSORIASIS GUTTATA. Presented by Dr. Eisenstaedt.  A Russian, aged 28 years, presented a skin disorder which was said to have developed at the age of 19 after the patient had been swimming. He was ill at that time with cough and fever. The lesions began on the flexor surfaces of both arms and gradually spread over the body, except on the face. There had been occasional remissions. His general health was good. He was drafted in 1917 and served overseas. The lesions consisted of an eruption over the trunk and limbs of faintly pink, lenticular spots, slightly infiltrated and covered with dry, adherent scales.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Pusey said that he thought it was always well to show these cases, if for no other reason, in order to get them grouped in the mind. Dr. Pollitzer objected to

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