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October 1926


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1926;14(4):464-474. doi:10.1001/archderm.1926.02370220095009

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Lupus Erythematosus Erythema Multiforme. Presented by Dr. Waugh.  A girl, aged 7, was first seen by Dr. Waugh on Jan. 23, 1926, when the disorder had been present on the face for two months. There was an erythematous, slightly infiltrated and scaling patch covering most of both cheeks and the nose, with a few similar but smaller lesions on the lower part of the forehead. The margins were sharply defined. Three weeks later the skin over the nose and cheeks had cleared to a large extent, but the large patch showed activity at the margins. An inch wide zone of erythema had developed around the original area. Small to large coin-sized erythematous areas appeared on the neck, arms, hands and feet, and many of them persisted as more or less hemorrhagic areas. Superficial ulcerations appeared in the mouth at this time. For about a week preceding the appearance of lesions

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