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July 1926

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION ON DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1926;14(1):76-90. doi:10.1001/archderm.1926.02370190091014

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Abstract

A Case for Diagnosis: Erythematobullous Eruption. Presented by Dr. Howard Fox and Dr. E. R. Maloney.  H. D., a man, aged 31, born in Russia, presented an eruption of the face, neck, scalp, chest and extremities of two months' duration. It consisted of various sized erythematovesicular and bullous patches, with considerable evidence of scratching. Lesions on the nose and cheeks showed the configuration seen in lupus erythematosus. The Wassermann test was negative.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Abramowitz: The man presented a bat-wing erythematous and scaly patch on the flush area of the face. The bullous lesions on the face, wrists, elbows and knees, with large erosive patches on the left palate, are more in favor of the bullous type of erythema multiforme than a lupus erythematosus.Dr. Pollitzer: In my opinion, it is not a lupus erythematosus. The man presents several irregular erythematous patches on the face and on the trunk and

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