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August 1928


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1928;18(2):304-315. doi:10.1001/archderm.1928.02380140128020

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Urticaria Pigmentosa. Presented by Dr. Waugh.  A single woman, aged 51, had a disorder of twelve years' duration. She said that the brownish-red, maculopapular eruption first appeared on the face, neck and arms, then on the lower extremities, and subsequently a few spots were noticed on the body. The lesions were chiefly the size of a split pea, many of them were dark red, and those on the face showed telangiectasia. They were said to become more noticeable at the menstrual periods. There was no itching unless she became warm. In some areas, the skin was almost completely involved in the eruption.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Oliver, Dr. Foerster and Dr. Engman concurred in the diagnosis.Dr. Ebert: The material was fixed in Zenker's solution, and the stain for mast cells was unsatisfactory. The only thing we could observe was a round cell infiltrate about the vessels. Dr. Waugh had to leave,

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