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August 1936


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Secretary; Dec. 13, 1935; President

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1936;34(2):320-326. doi:10.1001/archderm.1936.01470140128020

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Xanthomatosis. Presented by Dr. D. D. Turnacliff, Minneapolis.

This patient was presented twice last year (Arch. Dermat. & Syph.33:898 [May] 1936) because of numerous pea-sized lesions of xanthoma on the arms, legs and back. He is presented now to show the complete disappearance of the lesions after his weight was reduced from 168 to 138 pounds (76.2 to 62.6 Kg.) with a balanced diet of about 900 calories.

Pigmented Nevi. Presented by Dr. H. E. Michelson, Minneapolis.

S. Z., a girl, is 10 months old. The mother states that when the child was 2 months old there appeared scattered small red lesions. These lesions have enlarged and have taken on a light brown or yellow color. No lesions have appeared in recent months. There has been no scratching. The newest lesions are on the face and neck. There are larger pigmented lesions on the trunk and extremities. A

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