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November 1932

Society Transactions

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1932;26(5):904-955. doi:10.1001/archderm.1932.01450030905019

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Xanthomatosis (Congenital). Presented by Dr. V. Pardo-Castello Havana, Cuba.

I. G., a white girl, aged 4, was seen for the first time in 1928, at the age of 8 months. She was presented before the Cuba Dermatological Society with the following history :

"The patient is the daughter of healthy young parents. The family history is unimportant. When about one month of age the mother noticed small elevated points in different parts of the cutaneous surface, which she termed warts. These lesions began as pin-head sized papules which gradually enlarged to the size of a pea or slightly larger. No subjective sensations were manifested and the general health of the child remained unaffected.

"Practically the entire cutaneous surface was covered with pedunculated or sessile lesions, red, violaceous and in some places deep yellow, of firm consistency and sharp outline. Under diascopic pressure all of the lesions revealed a deep chamois yellow

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