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August 1929


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;20(2):239-243. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.01440020091015

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Lichen Scrofulosorum. Presented by Dr. Schiller.  B. U., a girl, aged 8 years, presented erythematous, scaling patches of small follicular papules, following the lines of cleavage of the skin. The chest, back and thighs were involved.Keloids (Following Syphilitic Lesions?). Presented by Dr. Wander.E. R., a negro laborer, aged 26, presented keloids in circinate and grouped formations around the eyes, at the sides of the nose and mouth, and irregularly distributed over the neck, trunk and arms. He was said to have had a chancre two and one-half years previous to presentation, followed by an eruption at the sites of the present keloids. The Wassermann reaction, at first strongly positive, had become negative after treatment, the keloids remaining unchanged.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Schiller : There were two definite types of lesions. Those at the corner of the eye and on the neck seemed syphilitic.Dr. Wile : I interpreted the condition as

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