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June 1931

THE FOUR CITIES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY (CINCINNATI, CLEVELAND, DETROIT AND PITTSBURGH)

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;23(6):1119-1128. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.03880240100014

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Abstract

Dermatitis Factitia. Presented by Dr. E. B. Tauber, Cincinnati.  M. D., a white woman, aged 35, in April, 1929, after several weeks of pain and limitation of motion of the left hip and swelling of the entire left leg, noted the development of circular, red, ulcerated areas over the left leg and thigh. These began as small erythematous areas, gradually increasing in size, becoming dark in the center and finally ulcerating. They were very painful. The lesions had healed somewhat under a variety of local treatments. In April, 1930, the patient noted small, irregular, reddish areas over the left forearm. These persisted for only a short time. At the time of presentation, there were several large erythematous lesions with some scarring from former attacks. On the inner aspect of the leg, just below the knee, there was a shallow ulceration, involving only the surface of the skin, showing the presence

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