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November 1925


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1925;12(5):749-757. doi:10.1001/archderm.1925.02370110138017

Lupus Erythematosus. Presented by Dr. Fraser.  B. K., a girl, aged 16, presented lesions which began in the usual way, and which, in a period of eighteen months, grew to the size presented. Microscopic examination of a section confirmed the diagnosis.

Lupus Erythematosus. Presented by Dr. Fraser.  F. S., a widow, aged 45, had never had any serious illness. There was no family history of tuberculosis. Her husband had died of tuberculosis of the lungs twenty-two years before presentation. The lesions exhibited began behind the ears and gradually involved the whole face, with the exception of the forehead, upper lip and chin.The case was presented with the hope of obtaining an expression of opinion from the members as to what therapeutic measures should be employed.

DISCUSSION ON LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS  Dr. Whitehouse: I agree with the diagnosis in both cases. The clinical picture is decidedly that of lupus erythematosus, except

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