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September 1934


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Senior Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of Mexico MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;30(3):412-414. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460150078008

REPORT OF A CASE  R. R., an unmarried woman, aged 73, from the Calle farm at Penjamo, State of Guanajuato, had no hereditary taint. Her grandparents had lived to old age. Her father died of pneumonia and her mother of acute enteritis. She had two brothers and four sisters, one of the brothers dying at birth, which occurred while the mother was suffering from exanthematic typhus. The other brother died in old age of arteriosclerosis. Two of the sisters died insane. The third sister succumbed to malarial cachexia and the fourth died of generalized adenosarcomatosis. None of her relatives had suffered from Darier's disease.The patient had previously suffered from measles, tertian malaria, repeated attacks of amebic dysentery during many years, repeated attacks of erysipelas on various parts of the body including the face, fracture of the fibula which healed normally and, in 1920, severe atypical ambulatory typhoid fever. Aside

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