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Lupus Erythematosus. Presented by Dr. Fraser.
A. H. H., an unmarried man, aged 27, had had the disease for two and a half years. The eruption on the face and ears developed in the usual way. The lesions on the hands and feet began as an erythema pernio (chilblains).
Dr. Howard Fox: The case impressed me as a possible lupus erythematosus disseminatus, not merely because the lesions were so disseminated, but because they were superficial and ill defined. Few suggested the fixed type of the disease. It is possible that all the nondescript lesions on the forearms, even those on the feet, could be a part of the process.Dr. Weidman: After what we see on the face of this patient, we have little recourse but to consider the entire picture as that of lupus erythematosus; but as far as the morphology alone is concerned, I think we could