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March 1928


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1928;17(3):418-422. doi:10.1001/archderm.1928.02380090135015

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Epidermolysis Bullosa Heriditaria. Presented by Dr. Benjamin Ochs.  The patient, a baby girl, aged seventeen months, was stated by the mother to have been born with the lesions. When presented, the patient showed bullous lesions on the arms, legs and in the scalp.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Goldenberg: This case is a typical example of epidermolysis bullosa with atrophic disturbances of the nails. The milium-like epidermal cysts, frequently encountered in this disease, are absent in this patient.

Acrodermatitis Chronica Atrophicans and Scleroderma. Presented by Dr. Rosen.  The patient, a male, aged 32, was born in Russia, married and had no children. He stated that his condition began about five years previous to presentation with a swelling on the wrist. According to the patient's description the swelling coincided with the beginning of a sclerodermatous patch. The process advanced above and below the original area and after a year or so it had involved

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