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May 1936


Author Affiliations
Secretary April 12, 1935; Presiding
Arch Derm Syphilol. 1936;33(5):897-906. doi:10.1001/archderm.1936.01470110117013

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Dermatitis Due to Pollen. Presented by Dr. H. E. Michelson, Minneapolis.

P. S., a man aged 75, states that for eight years he has suffered from a recurrent seasonal eruption which begins in June and lasts until frost occurs. The initial symptoms started on the face; they consisted of erythema and pruritus. Later there developed erythema, vesicles and edema which involved the entire body. The severity of these symptoms necessitates annual hospitalization. There is no eruption at present. The family history does not disclose a tendency to allergy. Patch tests gave positive results with the allergenic oils of pollen of timothy, pasture sage and plantain. Passive transfer tests gave negative results.

Dermatitis Due to Inhalant Dust. Presented by Dr. H. E. Michelson, Minneapolis.

H. J., a woman, aged 34, states that for eighteen months she had a pruritic eruption on the face and neck. The disorder later involved the

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