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Disseminated Lupus Vulgaris. Presented by Dr. Saul S. Robinson.
Xanthomatosis. Presented by Dr. Stanley Chambers.
The patient's illness dates back about three years. At that time a swelling in the legs was noticed; swelling of the forearms and upper portions of the arms gradually developed; later the tissues of the face, chest and back became involved. There has been some loss of function of the hands associated with the tumor-like masses on the forearms. The patient states he has been treated in several clinics and by private physicians since the condition was first noted.
There is a yellowish plaquelike waxy infiltrative involvement of the entire head, which is more marked over the supra-orbital areas of the forehead and the bridge of nose. The same type of involvement is present in the areas generally affected by seborrhea, the anterior aspect of the sternum, the back and the arms. There are several
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