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March 1930


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;21(3):502-505. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440090150015

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Nevus Pigmentosus. Presented by Dr. Valade.  D. H., a boy, aged 6 months, presented a brown line on the cheek, 7 mm. long and from 1 to 2 mm. wide, extending downward from the left outer canthus. It had appeared five days after birth, and the parents had considered it to be a silver nitrate stain due to the use of drops in the infant's eyes at birth. Therapeutic suggestions were requested.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Howard Fox (New York): I would suggest the use of solid carbon dioxide in such a case.Dr. Stevens: I would advise solid carbon dioxide.Dr. Van Rhee: I have tried solid carbon dioxide and electrodesiccation in such cases, and consider the former the method of choice.

Schamberg's Disease. Presented by Dr. Troxell.  A. S. C., aged 30, a banker, had first noticed small reddish areas on both shins after exposure to sunlight and weeds in

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