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January 1936


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Acting Chairman March 26, 1935; Secretary

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1936;33(1):188-198. doi:10.1001/archderm.1936.01470070191019

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Naevus Pigmentosus. Presented by Dr. J. Frank Fraser.

S. G., a girl aged 4 years, is presented from the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital. There is a circular area of melanosis, from 2 to 3 mm. in diameter, on the sclera of the right eye. On the left lower eyelid there is a slightly raised roughly triangular brownish area extending from the inner canthus to 1.5 cm. beyond the outer canthus and downward to the malar region. In that region there are several small considerably elevated areas in which the pigment is condensed and which present a dark slate color. The lesion has been present since birth.

The patient is presented in order that an expression of opinion from the members may be obtained as to whether it is advisable to leave the lesion untreated or to resort to a plastic operation.

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