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July 1925


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1925;12(1):144-151. doi:10.1001/archderm.1925.02370070157018

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Multiple Superficial Epithelioma. Presented by Drs. Ormsby and Mitchell.  A man, aged 77, with a disorder of twenty-four years' duration, had lesions which were variously sized plaques. The patient reported the surgical removal of a tumor from the left axilla ten years before presentation and another from the right shoulder seven years later.The eruption has always been treated as psoriasis. The lesions have gradually increased in size, and none has healed. The largest was situated on the right shoulder and measured 10 by 30 cm. It formerly existed as two circular areas which enlarged and coalesced. Nine other lesions were present, situated on the right side of the neck, the upper and posterior surfaces of the right ear, and its lobe, the left supraclavicular and infraclavicular fossae, the region below the left scapula and the dorsum of the left hand. The patches were all erythematous and scaling or crust

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