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September 1930


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(3):536-543. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440150162018

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A Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. A. Strauss.  A woman, aged 37, in August, 1929, presented an eruption covering the face and arms, of six years' duration. A diagnosis of lupus erythematosus was made. Under treatment with gold and sodium thiosulphate the eruption promptly cleared up, except for some atrophy on the arms and face. Afterward a number of furuncles developed and later disappeared, and then the eruption shown at the second presentation appeared. A diagnosis of fixed gold eruption was made, and the eruption had been stationary since that time.

DISCUSSION  Dr. J. F. Schamberg: This is an interesting case because of the unusual character of the eruption on the back of the neck, the back and the chest. I think that she has a recurrent lupus erythematosus on the side of the face posterior to the scar from a former patch. The remainder of the eruption appears

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