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October 1931


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Secretary March 10, 1931; Chairman

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;24(4):681-687. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.01450010691017

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Radiodermatitis. Presented by Dr.HowardFox.

M. C., 35 years old, a saleswoman, consulted the Tricho Institute of New York City in 1929 for hypertrichosis beneath the chin. She stated that she was treated weekly for about twenty-five weeks. After approximately fifteen treatments had been given, the irradated area became red and inflamed. She was advised by the physicians at the institute to use warm applications and to continue treatment. Telangiectasia appeared about two years after the last treatment. The patient was told by the physician at the institute that this was due to "dissolving of moles," of which she had many on the face and other parts of the body. The condition, at the time of presentation, consisted of an area of profuse and disfiguring telangiectasia, mostly beneath the chin, measuring 6 by 3 inches (15.24 by 7.6 cm.). There was also a moderate amount of telangiectasia on

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