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March 1924


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1924;9(3):396-404. doi:10.1001/archderm.1924.02360210105010

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TINEA CRURIS (DHOBIE ITCH). Presented by Dr. Brown.  W. D., a white man, aged 28, presented a sharply marginated eruption with an elevated papular border, 8 inches (20.3 cm.) in width and 10 inches (22.8 cm.) in length, extending over the buttock. The condition was of five years' duration and started while the patient was in the United States Army. It was preceded by an eruption on the toes which in a month was followed by the development of a circinate lesion in the genitocrural region. It had been treated by roentgen ray for a considerable length of time, the patient being given one-fourth skin unit each week.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Weidman said that when there was considerable papular element present in these cases they were particularly refractory to treatment.

A CASE FOR DIAGNOSIS. Presented by Dr. Greenbaum.  A white man, aged 54, presented on the anterior surface of both legs

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