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May 1930

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;21(5):861-881. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440110153015

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Abstract

Lupus Miliaris Disseminatus Faciei (?) Presented by Dr. Rostenberg.  A woman, aged 43, the mother of two healthy children, had no personal or family history of tuberculosis. She dated her present skin eruption to an attack of parotitis, after which the skin of both cheeks had appeared wrinkled. Soon thereafter the skin eruption appeared on the right cheek, spreading over the entire cheek on both sides and also involving the chin. No other part of the skin was affected. The rash consisted of closely grouped and disseminated bright red and paler papules, varying in size from that of a pinhead to that of a millet seed. There were a few telangiectases over the cheek bones. Here the lesions appeared in plaque form. The discrete lesions on the chin appeared somewhat translucent and more yellow. On diascopic examination, they looked like yellowish dots.

DISCUSSION 

Dr. Wise:  I think that the clinical picture

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