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May 1929


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;19(5):852-857. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.02380230142016

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Scleroderma Circumscriptum. Presented by Dr. Gager.  A woman, aged 39, presented a scleroderma in the form of a band from the thigh to the knee on the outer aspect of the left leg. This band varied from 5 to 10 cm. in width. The surface of the lesion was smooth and white; the veins were well marked through the atrophic skin. There was no elevation over the surrounding skin. The area was firm and boardlike to the touch. The duration of the lesion was one and one-half years. The condition began as a small area over the thigh and gradually spread downward. The Wassermann reaction was negative.

Scleroderma with Atrophy. Presented by Dr. Gager.  A woman, aged 40, presented areas of scleroderma with atrophy involving the calves of both legs from the knees to the instep. The calves of the legs were firm and boardlike; it seemed as though there

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