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October 1925


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1925;12(4):563-569. doi:10.1001/archderm.1925.02370100102013

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Parapsoriasis (Brocq). Presented by Dr. Ormsby.  A man, aged 67, was first seen in April, 1920, when the disorder had been present for two years. There were patches varying in size from that of a dime to that of a palm and larger. They presented fine scaling, were well defined and slightly erythematous, with a brown tint. There were no subjective symptoms. The lesions were situated on the arms, forearms, trunk, thighs and legs. From that time until January, 1925, the patient was not seen. On his return he stated that his condition had been much improved, but the lesions were recurring. At the time of presentation most of the lesions were on the lower extremities.On account of an enlarged gland in the axilla, a blood examination was made and revealed the following findings: Hemoglobin, 83 per cent.; red cells, 4,670,000; leukocytes, 31,200; differential leukocytes: small lymphocytes, 71 per

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