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September 1927


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;16(3):345-350. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02380030092011

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Lupus Erythematosus Treated with Gold. Presented by Dr. Oulmann.  A man, aged 35, had had an eruption of about five years' duration. There had been a thick, infiltrated, scaly patch on the nose and cheeks, which resembled in shape the body of a butterfly. Follicular plugs were present throughout the lesion. The patient had received twelve injections of a gold compound, beginning with 1 mg. and increasing to 1 decigram. They were given at first every five days, then twice weekly. Each injection was followed by a temporary local and general reaction. When the patient was presented, the eruption had almost entirely disappeared.

Lupus Erythematosus and Epithelioma. Presented by Dr. Rosen.  A woman, aged 31, a Russian by birth, developed a scaly lesion on one cheek about eleven years previously. This persisted, and resisted all treatments. A similar lesion involved the other side of the face. After a while the

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