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April 1930


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;21(4):710-713. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440100196020

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Urticaria Pigmentosa. Presented by Dr. Schiller and Dr. Schlegelmilch.  R. H., a boy, aged 4 years, had had a persistent eruption of brown macules on the trunk and extremities for a year and a half. When rubbed, the macules became wheals.


Drs. Van Rhee, Keim and Jamieson agreed with the diagnosis as presented. 

Chronic Papular Urticaria. Presented by Dr. Schiller and Dr. Schlegelmilch.  S. N., a girl, aged 3 years, was said to have had an eruption since early infancy, the condition having improved in winter and grown worse in summer. On the arms and legs, especially on the extensor aspects, were many small papules, most of which were excoriated and crusted. Dermographism had been demonstrable at times. Under a restricted diet there had been no improvement.

DISCUSSION  Dr. James: The matter of treatment presents a problem in such cases. Lately I found a case in which the patient

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