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March 1935


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1935;31(3):414-421. doi:10.1001/archderm.1935.01460210125014

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A Case for Diagnosis (Lupus Erythematosus?). Presented by Dr. Isadore Rosen.  This girl, aged 17, states that she had a severe sunburn of the face, chest and upper extremities in June 1934. The condition slowly improved, and after a few weeks she was entirely well. During the latter part of August, while on her vacation, she was again exposed to the sun's rays, following which an eruption similar to the first appeared on the face, ears, chest, upper extremities, hands and upper part of the back. There was little involvement of the lower extremities.On admission to the clinic on October 8 she presented an eruption on the face resembling dermatitis venenata. The eyes were puffed and markedly edematous, and the skin over the involved areas was greatly swollen and showed evidence of vesiculation. The lesions on the chest and upper part of the arms were erythematous, and some of

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