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September 1931


Author Affiliations

Secretary Regular Meetings, Jan. 27 and Feb. 24, 1931; President

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;24(3):472-484. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.01450010481016

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A Case for Diagnosis (MacularEruption). Presented by Dr. R. H. Rulison.

B. C. H., a physician, aged 49, was presented for diagnosis and suggestions as to treatment for a macular eruption on the legs, thighs and lower part of the trunk. The eruption was first noticed in October, 1930, at a time when the patient was under a considerable mental strain because of illness in the family. He had had neuritis of the shoulder, which began in 1918, and was annoying during cold weather for several years. In 1921, a transitory levulosuria was detected during periods of overwork. Following a less active mode of life, this condition disappeared. About two years prior to presentation the patient had had several attacks of acute gastro-intestinal distress, with prostration. This condition was considered to be due to diverticuli of the colon and was relieved by a suitable diet. He had also

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