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June 1934


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;29(6):920-929. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460120117015

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Adenoma Sebaceum with Tuberous Sclerosis. Presented by Dr. Nelson Paul Anderson.  This girl, aged 16½, was first seen on Oct. 18, 1933, because of an eruption on her face which has been present all her life. She has also had firm hard masses projecting from the finger-nails and toe-nails for a number of years. The history reveals that the mother died at the patient's birth and that the father died when she was 3 years old. Her stepmother, who has had the child only since the last of June, 1933, states that she is finding it hard to keep up her studies at school and also that her memory is poor and that her ability to think and reason is not the best.There are typical shiny erythematous papules varying in size from that of a small split pea to that of a pinhead scattered over the face, particularly in

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