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March 1931

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;23(3):555-567. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.03880210148012

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Abstract

Lupus Erythematosus. Presented by Dr. Herman Goodman.  Eight women and two men were presented who had been under observation at the New York Skin and Cancer Hospital. A photograph of the clinical lesions and a microscopic slide of the pathologic material were presented with the history of each case. All of the patients were white except one, a colored woman from Porto Rico. The ages were: 20, 26, 28 (two), 29, 30, 40, 43, 46 and 50. The period that the patients had noted the eruptions was: five months, seven months, one year (two), two years, four years, three years and eleven years. The sites of the eruption were: cheek, scalp, chest, arms, neck, eyelids, mucous membranes of the lips and buccal cavity.Six of the ten patients had been treated with gold compounds, averaging 25 mg. for the initial dose, 50 mg. for three or four injections and 100

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