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January 1932

GENERALIZED SCLERODERMA IN CHILDREN: REPORT OF THREE CASES AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1932;25(1):72-88. doi:10.1001/archderm.1932.01450020080009
Abstract

Although numerous cases of generalized scleroderma have been reported in the past, there have been comparatively few cases reported in which this condition occurred in children. For this reason, this report of three cases of the disease in young children is submitted.

REPORT OF CASES

Case 1.—History.—A girl, aged 3 years and 2 months, was admitted to the Children's Hospital in Boston on May 3, 1923. The family history showed that the father and mother were both well; their first child had a congenital condition of the heart; the second was born prematurely and lived only three weeks, and the third child, the subject of this report, was born at full term with normal delivery. She was breast fed for three months. She did not do well on the bottle until albumin milk was given, when she began to have a normal gain in weight. A year previous

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