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March 1923

Society Transactions

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1923;7(3):399-422. doi:10.1001/archderm.1923.02360090112010

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Abstract

PHILADELPHIA DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY  Regular Meeting, Nov. 13, 1922.Fred Weidman, M.D., Presiding

CHRONIC URTICARIA. Presented by Dr. Munson.  A woman, aged 30, had had the disease for two years. Food tests as well as bacterial protein tests were negative.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Knowles said that the symptoms in this case were controlled by the administration of thyroid extract.Dr. Schamberg cited a case of his that had been caused by shock.

LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS DISSEMINATUS. Presented by Dr. Schamberg.  The two cases presented showed a parallelism of symptoms. Both patients were women, about 20 years of age, and showed characteristic lesions located on the dorsa of the hands, on the chest, face and scalp. One patient had had a sinus infection for four years. This was followed by an acute and then a chronic nephritis. Treatment consisted of rest, forced feeding and the administration of 1 grain iodoform pills, three times a

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