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November 1930


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(5):938-944. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440170164017

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Pigmentation of Face. Presented by Dr. Charles D. Freeman.  A woman, aged 35, had a steel gray discoloration of the face, especially in the region of the chin and nasolabial folds. The case is presented as a pigmentation of the skin, in all probability due to a deposit of mercury in a susceptible person as a result of the use of cosmetics. So many different kinds of powder and cream had been used that it is not practical to try to ascertain the special offender.

Erythema Induratum. Presented by Dr. Charles D. Freeman.  A man, aged 37, stated that about four years before presentation he first noticed nodules on the lower part of the legs. These gradually enlarged, and some broke down and ulcerated. About two years later, three nodules appeared on the left side of the neck. The scars on the leg are typical of erythema induratum as to

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