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May 1927


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;15(5):621-632. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02370290096010

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Cavernous Hemangioma. Presented by Dr. Fraser.

D. M., a boy, aged 14 months, presented a bluish red, elevated, oval-shaped (three and one fourth inches by one seventh inch [8 cm. by 0.3 cm.] ) spongy mass on the cranial surface of the left pinna, which had been present since birth. Carbon dioxide snow had been applied three times without benefit.

An expression of opinion from the members regarding their experiences with radium in these cases was requested.

DISCUSSION  It was generally agreed that radium gives splendid results in such cases— suberythema doses, not more often than once monthly.Poikiloderma. Presented by Dr. Lane.M. R., an unmarried woman, presented an eruption which had started about six years previously. The eruption gradually spread, covering a large portion of the body almost symmetrically and presenting many different appearances, of which the most striking features were pigmentation, atrophy and minute hemorrhages. In many places

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