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June 1928


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1928;17(6):878-887. doi:10.1001/archderm.1928.02380120113017

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Nevus Angiomatosus (Extensive). Presented by Dr. Eller.  The patient, a woman, had previously been presented before the New York Dermatological Society on Feb. 15, 1927 (Arch. Dermat. & Syph.16:351 [Sept.] 1927). At that time most of the members present were of the opinion that any surgical measure was contraindicated. Photographs were presented showing the marked improvement following ligation and removal of the deep veins of the forearm. The forearm was practically normal in size. There was still some swelling of the fingers and hand. Just previous to presentation a second operation was performed by Dr. J. E. Sheehan at the New York Post-Graduate Hospital, during which he ligated and removed some of the veins of the hand and fingers. Additional operations might be required. The patient will be presented at a later meeting.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Sheehan: We see a great many of these angiomas in our service at

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