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November 1931


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Secretary April 20, 1931; in the Chair

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1931;24(5):911-914. doi:10.1001/archderm.1931.01450010923020

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MultipleBenignCysticEpithelioma. Presented by Dr. B. B. Berkowitz.

G. H., aged 40, married, born in Russia, five months previous to presentation first noted pinhead papules on the chin, which rapidly spread to both cheeks, the nose and the forehead. At that time the only subjective symptom was a burning sensation. The cheeks, chin and forehead showed hard papules ranging in size from that of a pinpoint to that of a pinhead, symmetrically arranged, on an erythematous base. Over the surface of some papules were dilated capillaries.


Dr. J. Skeer : I think that the condition is cystic adenoma of the vascular type (Pringle).

Dr. L. Chargin : I am inclined to disagree with the diagnosis as presented. I should like to offer a diagnosis of rosacea type of disseminated miliary lupus. In the location, in the distribution and in the character of the lesion, the picture is of that

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