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August 1929


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;20(2):243-250. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.01440020095016

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Lupus Erythematosus. Presented by Dr. Sidlick.  It is most unusual for two members of the same family to show lupus erythematosus, as in this case. The older sister had had this disease for the past seven years. The first lesion appeared on the nose and was diagnosed at the time as syphilis; treatment with neoarsphenamine was instituted, and gave rise to a dermatitis. The younger sister had her first lesion five months before on the inner canthus of the left eye, and at the time of presentation there was one on the nose. The lesions were then being treated with a gold compound and the older sister's lesions had shown marked improvement, while those of the younger sister had not shown any improvement at all so far. The older sister had chronic tuberculosis of the upper part of the right apex.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Weidman: I think that there is a

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