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January 1934


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;29(1):123-133. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460070126015

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Xanthoma Palpebrarum and Tuberosum Multiplex. Presented by Dr. W. W. Duemling.  The patient, a woman, aged 36, states that about one year before presentation she noticed a small yellow patch on the left eyelid. About the same time the right eyelid also became involved. The condition progressed until the eyelids of both eyes were entirely encircled by the process. About that time the patient noticed similar lesions on the hands and feet. More recently there has been considerable pain in the joints of the fingers, elbows and knees, and she has also been somewhat short of breath.The patient has always enjoyed good health except for an attack of jaundice eight or nine years ago, which lasted for ten days. She was pregnant at that time. There is a history of three miscarriages; one child died eleven hours after birth, and there is one child living, 8 years old. In

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