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November 1925


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1925;12(5):745-749. doi:10.1001/archderm.1925.02370110134016

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Chronic Eczema Rubrum in a Linear Nevus of the Lower Extremities and Trunk. Presented by Dr. Weidman.  L. A. G., aged 50, an Englishman, had a close network of varicose veins, extending from the ankles to the middle of the thighs. Inflammatory changes were limited to the double linear nevus. One line extended from the two lesser toes up the back of the leg to the waist. The other began at the instep and extended over the mesial aspect of the extremity to the pubic region, where it merged with a triangular zosteriform nevus which tapered out toward the spine. There was an area the size of a silver dollar in the puboscrotal hair, over the nevus, where the hair was white. The patient did not recall when it was other than white. The nevus was not pigmented at any place. In substance it suggested an erythematous fibrous tissue on

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