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November 1926


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1926;14(5):591-596. doi:10.1001/archderm.1926.02370230096013

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Fox-Fordyce Disease. Presented by Dr. Guy and Dr. Jacob.

A colored woman, aged 22, presented a pruritic eruption limited to the axillae and pubis. The eruption, of eight years' duration, comprised discrete, firm papules with the additional factor of a loose fold of skin in the right axilla, suggesting dermatolysis. Section revealed the usual dilated coil glands with hyperkeratosis of the outlets of gland ducts. The patient also had cystic ovaries and a chronic salpingitis.

Dr. Guy: The case improved under roentgen-ray therapy. It is the first case I have seen do so.

Adenoma Sebaceum (Pringle Type). Presented by Dr. Crawford.

W. M., aged 18, a colored youth, for the last ten years had been developing innumerable soft and semisolid, round, globular reddish elevations over the anterior portions of each cheek, and scattering over the chin, forehead and nose. A few similar lesions were on the scalp and the upper

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