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A Case for Diagnosis. Presented by Dr. Stevens and Dr. Hasley.
E. P., a mulatto woman, aged 21, presented a scattered eruption of small papules on the face and trunk, the eyelids being involved. Also on the trunk and extremities there were many coin-sized groups of tiny follicular papules, and deep nodules were palpable beneath the skin of the arms. There was a general lymph node enlargement, and pulmonary tuberculosis had been active for nine years. The eruption and nodules were of less than five months' duration. The pathologist considered a lymph node tuberculosis.
Dr. Parkhurst: The entire clinical picture seems to be one of tuberculosis. The lesions on the face and back are apparently miliary tuberculosis of the skin; the masses felt in the arms may be nodular tuberculosis of the hypoderm, and the grouped follicular papules are lichen scrofulosorum.
Neurodermite. Presented by Dr. Schiller and Dr. Schlegelmilch.
Parkhurst HJ, Schiller AE. DETROIT DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(3):579–580. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440150205023
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