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October 1928


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1928;18(4):632-636. doi:10.1001/archderm.1928.02380160133019

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Lichen Spinulosus. Presented by Dr. Wolfe.  A man, aged 30, colored, presented an eruption which he first noticed a year before on the back of his neck. From the beginning, there was considerable itching. According to his history, the lesions first appeared in a single crop. Several weeks later, he noticed another group on the buttocks; then other lesions appeared on the extensor surface of the arm and at the lower end of the right thigh. He consulted a number of physicians without benefit.The patient was first seen on February 14. He was treated with the roentgen ray, which reduced the itching to a minimum. One of the lesions on the buttocks was electrodesiccated. A lesion on the neck was left untreated so that its true character could be seen.

Lichen Spinulosus. Presented by Dr. Corson.  H. N., a boy, aged 8, was one of twins. The other boy

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