[Skip to Navigation]
August 1927


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;16(2):235-239. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02380020107017

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


Verrucose Nevus. Presented by Dr. Chambers for Dr. Stokes.  R. E., a girl, aged 16, presented several elevated, nodular, verrucose lesions on the extensor and lateral surface of the lower part of the leg. They were of nine years' duration and had remained almost unchanged, though, according to the patient, there was slight involution.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Knowles: I think that tuberculosis verrucosa cutis should be considered.Dr. Weidman: The sections from biopsy showed no granulomatous changes; there was hyperkeratosis and acanthosis, and few if any changes had occurred in the corium. I have thought of prurigo nodularis, but very little pruritus is associated, and that occurred only after the lesions developed.Dr. Weidman: There was nothing diagnostic in the microscopic section to support a diagonsis of nevus.Dr. Hirschler: Itching should be extreme if it were prurigo nodularis, and in the ordinary form there should be a greater number of

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
Add or change institution