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August 1929

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;20(2):250-262. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.01440020102017

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Abstract

Xanthoma Tuberosum Multiplex. Presented by Dr. Traub.  The patient was presented before this section six months ago. The treatment that seemed to do the most good at the onset was small doses of roentgen rays. Complete disappearance of the lesions on the face followed four exposures. Since then he had failed to respond to roentgen treatment, and all kinds of treatment at the Skin and Cancer Hospital had not brought about any improvement in the condition.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Pollitzer: Has this patient been on a fat-free diet?Dr. Howard Fox: Has a starvation diet, as recommended by Dr. Wile, been used?Dr. Traub: Yes, this patient has been on a fat-free diet and also on a starvation diet.Roentgen Ray Pigmentation. Presented by Dr. Bechet.For the relief of acne vulgaris, V. C., a colored woman, aged 24, had received a single dose of roentgen rays on January 10, of

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