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January 1929


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;19(1):142-148. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.02380190145014

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Urticaria Pigmentosa. Presented by Dr. Finnerud.  A girl, aged 6 months, had seventeen brown spots on the trunk and extremities which began to appear about three months before presentation. Apparent subjective symptoms were not present. Examination showed light brown lesions, some elevated and some flush with the surrounding normal skin, averaging about 1 cm. in diameter. The lesions urticated when they were rubbed.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Finnerud: I was glad to have the opportunity of presenting this patient with classic urticaria pigmentosa, because so many unusual pigmentary cases have been shown of late in which that diagnosis was considered.

A Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. Senear and Dr. Cornbleet.  C. A., a negro boy, aged 9, had an eruption which began behind the ears when he was 6 months of age. The condition had spread to the head, the face and thence down the trunk and extremities. At the time

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