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January 1927

CHICAGO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;15(1):71-81. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02370250086012

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Abstract

Paget's Disease. Presented by Dr. Waugh.

A man, aged 59, had a disorder of thirty years' duration, presenting about twelve small to large coin-sized lesions on the abdomen and sides of the thorax. They were dark red, slightly scaling and crusted and sharply defined, showing some induration. One lesion over the lower part of the sternum had undergone malignant degeneration, and six weeks previously was an ulcerated area the size of a half dollar, with an indurated margin and base. The condition had improved under roentgenotherapy.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Ormsby: I think the condition is superficial epitheliomatosis.Pemphigus. Presented by Dr. Stillians.A woman, aged 57, a patient of Dr. Michael Goldenburg, of American birth, said that fifteen months previously her eyes became red and swollen and discharged pus. The condition became progressively worse until she was unable to open her eyes. About the same time her mouth became sore, and

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