The primary macular atrophies are of sufficient rarity and interest to warrant the report of a classic case of the Schweninger-Buzzi type of cicatricial atrophy. The interesting feature is the linear distribution of the lesions on the shoulders and upper part of the back, a fact which coincides with Schweninger and Buzzi's original description.1
REPORT OF CASE
J. B., a white woman, married, aged 26, was first seen in June, 1929, at St. Mary's Dispensary where she sought treatment for "spots" on her body.The family history was unimportant. There was no history of any cutaneous diseases in the parents or relatives.The patient had mumps and tonsillitis in childhood, typhoid at 12 years of age and lobar pneumonia three times. She also gave a history of eleven induced miscarriages. She said that she never had a venereal disease or any of the symptoms of one. There was no
TOBIAS N. MULTIPLE BENIGN TUMOR-LIKE NEW GROWTHS OF THE SCHWENINGER-BUZZI TYPEREPORT OF A CASE. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;29(2):219–220. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460080049004
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.