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August 1934

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;30(2):308-317. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460140134019

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Abstract

Miliary, Pustulosquamous Dermo-Epidermite in Progressing Centrifugal Plaques (Gougerot's Disease). Presented by Dr. Boleslaw Lapowski.  This boy, aged 15, states that his present condition started in babyhood. He has been treated in various institutions, but no satisfactory record could be obtained from him.The disease involves the scalp. He had complete alopecia, but the growth of the hair has returned, and he now has a good crop of hair with only here and there small crusted patches.On the back of the neck, ears, forehead, eyelids, eyebrows, face, nares and edges of both lips are tiny follicular impetiginous lesions. On the bend of the left elbow, bend of the left wrist, palms, extensor surfaces of the elbows, groins, genitals (except the upper portion of the penis, anus and buttocks), front and back of each knee, front of each leg, back of one foot and toes, can be seen impetiginous patches with

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