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September 1933


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Acting Secretary Sixth Annual Session, Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 14, 1933

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1933;28(3):415-431. doi:10.1001/archderm.1933.01460030109013

Mycosis Fungoides. Presented by Dr. J. P. Frick, Kansas City, Mo.  A white woman, aged 48, has an eruption which has been present for the past three years. It started around both eyes in the form of small red elevations. There was considerable itching. The eruption spread to the chest and finally covered the entire body. The condition did not improve but seemed to be progressive and was worse during cold weather. At times the patient's eyes were almost swollen shut. The lesions appeared at about the time of the onset of the menopause. The eruption is present over the entire body, the flexor and extensor surfaces being equally involved. It consists of red macular plaques which are dry and scaly. The skin shows considerable atrophy and keratosis.The Wassermann reaction was negative. A blood count, taken in March, 1932, showed 4,140,000 erythrocytes and 8,150 leukocytes. The hemoglobin content was

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