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June 1927


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;15(6):745-748. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02370300103016

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Urticaria Pigmentosa. Presented by Dr. Skeer for Dr. Berkowitz.  A. W., a man, white, aged 21, did not give any history of childhood diseases except measles at the age of 2. He said that he had not had any eruption, except numerous boils on the back five years before presentation. About nine months before presentation he first noticed lesions on the body, accompanied by a slight itching. At presentation he showed an eruption of discrete maculopapular, copper colored, pea-sized lesions, over the face, and especially on the trunk and arms. The left side of the lower lip, and the buccal mucosa, showed a well defined, white patch and a slight abrasion of the membrane. There was marked dermographism. The papules, when scratched or rubbed, became elevated, and showed a ring of erythema around them.

Acrodermatitis Chronica Atrophicans. Presented by Dr. Frank.  R. M., a white woman, aged 37, married, born

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