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September 1927


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;16(3):339-345. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02380030086010

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Verruca Plana Juvenilis. Presented by Dr. Greenwood.  A boy, aged 10, presented an eruption of one year's duration on his face. A great profusion of flat and filiform warts was present, especially on the chin and the forehead, with several lesions on the lips, mucous membranes and on the edge of the nares. He was shown in order to get suggestions for treatment.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Smith: I think Dr. Sutton's method is worth trying. It is not a strenuous treatment. I think only one injection of sulpharsphenamine was given intramuscularly, 0.4 Gm. for an averaged-sized man.Dr. Appel: I have had experience with several cases of this kind with the roentgen ray. I have referred the patients to a roentgenologist, and the results have been interesting. I have checked up on several cases. The first case in which the roentgen ray was used was that of a young boy who

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