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January 1934


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;29(1):139-145. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460070142018

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Pityriasis Lichenoides Varioliformis et Acuta (So-Called Haberman's Disease). Presented by Dr. Henry Silver.  I. G., aged 34, white and single, came to the clinic for cutaneous diseases of the Mount Sinai Hospital because of a recurrent dermatophytosis of the feet. The present eruption appeared suddenly on the face and extremities about three weeks ago, without prodromal symptoms.Examination revealed a symmetrical eruption, fairly generalized, involving the face, upper extremities, abdomen, penis and thighs. The lesions were thickly set on the volar surface of the arms and thighs. On the thorax they seemed to follow the lines of cleavage. The character of the eruption was polymorphous, with the papular element predominating. The lesions were macular or papular, round or oval and ranged in size from that of a pinhead to that of a lentil; they were brownish, and a few were distinctly hemorrhagic. A great number of the lesions showed central

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