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KeratosisFollicularis. Presented by Dr.LesterHollander.
Miss A. R., aged 21, presented a generalized, symmetrical eruption of twelve years' duration. The lesions were discrete and confluent; they were pinpointsized, reddish-brown papules that were covered with a grayish-black, firmly adherent scale. The entire eruption had a nutmeg grater texture. The condition was symptomless.
The treatment was intravenous injections of sodium thiosulphate, with whole blood given intramuscularly. The skin of this patient was tested and found to be sensitive to the legumes, beans, peas, etc. These have been removed from her diet. She seems to be improving. Several physicians who had seen the patient previously commented favorably on the results of treatment.
Vitiligo with CentralPigmentNevus. Presented by Dr.StanleyCrawford.
D. H., aged 6, a white girl, presented numerous large areas of vitiligo over the face, neck, trunk and extremities of two years' duration. In one area of