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May 1929

PURPURA ANNULARIS TELANGIECTODES (MAJOCCHI'S DISEASE): REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

LOS ANGELES

From the Department of Dermatology, Los Angeles General Hospital.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;19(5):769-793. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.02380230059006
Abstract

The following case of Majocchi's disease is deemed of sufficient interest to be recorded, not only because of its casuistic rarity, but also because of the uncertainty of the nosologic classification of the Majocchi syndrome and of its relationship to other members of the telangiectatic group of dermatoses.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.—  N. R., a man, aged 26, American born, single, a glass blower working in a shop making "Neon" lights, dated the beginning of the skin eruption about five months before examination, at which time he noticed a reddish, oval patch the size of a dollar on the inside of the left thigh. There was no itching. In the beginning, he thought the lesion was a bruise. As it increased in size and began to clear up in the center, he consulted a neighborhood physician, who concurred in the patient's suggestion that it might be a ringworm and suggested

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