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October 1927


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;16(4):528-530. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02380040149018

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Dermatitis Venenata (Inecto). Presented by Dr. G. J. Busman.  M. G., a woman, single, presented a diffuse erythema with oozing of the entire scalp, ears, forehead, neck and face. Two weeks prior to presentation the patient had hair dye (Inecto) applied to the scalp, following which the present severe reaction developed.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Crawford: The diagnosis of dermatitis venenata should be qualified by the irritant whenever possible.Dr. Beinhauer: I saw the patient three days ago, and at that time she admitted that a similar attack resulted from hair dye applied six years before.

Morphea. Presented by Dr. H. G. Wertheimer.  C. C., a woman, aged 21, entered the clinic on June 8, 1926. Three months previously she had noticed a shiny area of the skin involving the neck above the suprasternal notch. Later she noticed similar lesions on the right arm and right side of the neck. When first

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