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March 1934


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;29(3):444-448. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460090113015

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Interstitial Keratitis with Scars of Tertiary Syphilis. Presented by Dr. J. V. Klauder.  A man, aged 25, presents polycyclic, pigmented, atrophic scars of annular configuration on the upper third of the right leg. The appearance suggests the remains of tertiary syphilis. The ulcers began insidiously five years prior to presentation, and lasted for four or five months. The patient had active interstitial keratitis of both eyes. The Wassermann and the luetin tests were positive. Among 250 patients with interstitial keratitis studied at Wills Hospital, this patient is the only one in whom there is evidence of cutaneous involvement with syphilis.

Pellagra Secondary to Alcoholism. Presented by Dr. V. C. Garner.  A man, aged 29, presents sharply marginated, erythematosquamous patches of dermatitis of various sizes, involving the neck, shoulders, back, forearms and hands. The large circular lesion on the back is approximately 12 inches (30.48 cm.) in diameter. All the lesions

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