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October 1929


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;20(4):556-562. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.01440040128014

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Erythema Multiforme Perstans. Presented by Dr. M. C. Snider.  A white woman, a widow, aged 39, presented an eruption on the back which began two months previously as "hives" on the right shoulder and spread posteriorly. Two weeks later a similar eruption appeared on the left shoulder and later in the groins. The patient denies taking medicine internally. There is a moderate pruritus in the areas involved.In both axillae, the right side of the chest and the inguinal regions are multiple plaques about 4 inches in diameter. The lesions are yellowish-brown and wheal-like. Some are scalloped and crescent-shaped with a tendency to central clearing.

A Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. M. C. Snider.  A white man, married, aged 65, complains of a sore lip of three weeks' duration. The patient denies taking medicine internally.Involving the vermilion border of the lower lip is a circumscribed, firm, elevated crusted

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