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March 1924


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1924;9(3):389-396. doi:10.1001/archderm.1924.02360210098009

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PITYRIASIS LICHENOIDES CHRONICA? Presented by Drs. Schwartz and Busman.  D. T., a man, aged 24, a truck driver, presented a generalized erythematosquamous eruption. The elementary lesion was a small macule or maculopapule with a fine adherent scale which could be scratched off without bleeding. There was little involvement of the scalp and none of the palms and soles. The buccal mucous membranes were of a bluish tint and presented a few scattered reddish papules. There was a definite general adenopathy. There were no subjective symptoms, although occasionally there was slight itching. The condition was of six years' duration and remained practically unchanged. There was a slight improvement in hot, dry weather.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Wertheimer said he felt that this was a case of parapsoriasis.

PAPULONECROTIC TUBERCULID. Presented by Dr. Wertheimer.  Mrs. S. J., aged 37, married, had had the disease for eleven years. The extensor surfaces of the upper extremities,

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