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June 1927

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION ON DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;15(6):727-739. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02370300085014

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Abstract

A Case for Diagnosis. Prurigo-Like Eruption. Presented by Dr. Chargin.  This patient was previously shown at the November, 1926, meeting of the Brooklyn Dermatological Society.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Wise: We are forced to make a diagnosis by exclusion, and on that ground I think it is the papular type of Duhring's disease.Dr. Ochs: I treated the patient about five years ago. At that time he had papules on both forearms that were pruriginous, and I made a diagnosis of papular urticaria.Dr. Lane: Does Dr. Ochs still consider the condition urticaria papulosa?Dr. Ochs: I do not.Dr. Levin: In view of the duration, distribution, itching and general nature of the lesions, I agree with the diagnosis suggested by Dr. Wise, namely, a papular form of dermatitis herpetiformis.Dr. Chargin: I cannot agree that this is a case of dermatitis herpetiformis, unless we enlarge our conception of that disease. The

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