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April 1936


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Reporter Meetings of April 25 and May 23, 1935; Presiding

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1936;33(4):747-750. doi:10.1001/archderm.1936.01470100144019

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Microsporid in a Patient with Mycotic Infection of the Scalp Without Kerion. Presented by Dr. W. H. Connor.

L. H., a Negro boy aged 6 years, from the service of Dr. Cole and Dr. Driver at the City Hospital, has an extensive mycotic infection of the scalp without any evidence of kerion formation. It has been present for several months. Shortly after the patient entered the hospital an extensive follicular, lichenoid papular eruption appeared over the trunk. Tuberculin tests gave negative results. The Wassermann test of the blood was negative. Examination of the scalp and cultures for fungi of the scalp gave positive results. Examination of the scales from the lesions on the trunk and cultures of the blood for fungi gave negative results.

Lymphangioma. Presented by Dr. R. O. Ruch, Lima, Ohio.

This girl, aged 10 years, is presented for suggestions as to treatment. She has a dollar-sized,

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