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A Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. Valade.
Mrs. C. T., a negress, aged 56, presented a generalized eruption of bullae in various stages, the condition being of two years' duration. There had been some lesions in the mouth. She was presented before the society in February, 1927 (reported in the Archives16:246 [Aug.] 1927), at which time a diagnosis of lupus erythematosus was favored because of the facial lesions. There was an improvement in the condition, followed by a recurrence of the lesions in March, 1928, and Nikolsky's sign was present. A biopsy report was included.
Dr. Keim: This condition is apparently the exfoliative type of pemphigus. I have never seen it in a negro.Dr. Shaffer: This case seems to belong to the group resembling lupus erythematosus at first and later presenting the picture of pemphigus, with a chronic course.
Poikiloderma Atrophicans Vasculare (?). Presented by Dr.
Parkhurst HJ, Van Rhee G. DETROIT DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;19(2):334–337. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.02380200162018
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