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September 1930

NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(3):580-593. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440150206024

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Abstract

Lupus Erythematosus. Presented by Dr. G. M. MacKee.  J. P., a man, aged 34, from the New York Post-Graduate Skin Clinic, had had an eruption on his face for one year. The eruption consisted of patches varying in size from that of a dime to that of a quarter, scattered over the cheeks and forehead. The lesions were well marginated, dark red, and slightly scaly; the scales were not firmly adherent. There were no atrophy, telangiectasia or patulous follicular orifices. The subjective symptoms consisted of slight itching at times. There were small patches on and in the ears. The eruption had been stationary for many months. The scalp was normal. The eruption had not improved under the influence of roentgen therapy, white precipitate ointment, lotio alba and other topical remedies. Physical examination and a complete laboratory examination gave negative results. A tuberculin test had not been performed. The patient refused

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