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May 1923

Society Transactions

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1923;7(5):665-715. doi:10.1001/archderm.1923.02360110096015

NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY Regular Meeting, Nov. 28, 1922William B. Trimble, M.D., President, in the Chair 

PAGET'S DISEASE OF THE ABDOMEN. Presented by Dr. Trimble.  A woman, aged 63, had had a lesion for thirty years, which first appeared on the right side of the navel, and which increased peripherally up to its present dimensions, now covering almost the entire right lower quarter of the abdomen. It was superficial, dusky red, and a fine, thread-like, rolled border could be seen on the inner margin near the midline of the abdomen. The patient was seen in 1916, when the lesion was only one half its present size. She did not at the time follow the advice given, and had allowed the condition to progress until it had almost tripled in size.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Fordyce said that the type of epithelioma shown in this case was not unusual, except as to

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