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March 1937


Author Affiliations

Secretary April 14, 1936; Chairman

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(3):520-526. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470210146017

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A Case for Diagnosis (Lupus Tumidus? Lupus Pernio? Sarcoid?). Presented by Dr. Max Scheer for Dr. C. K. Good.

H. K., a woman aged 40, from the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital, was operated on several years ago for an acute mastoiditis; healing was delayed and an acute antral infection was opened through the nose and irrigated. Both antrums have been punctured and irrigated, and the septum has been operated on to make it possible to reach the antrums. The nasal membranes have shown progressive atrophy and atrophic rhinitis, and nodules over the malar eminence have developed. At first it seemed that the nodules might result from the antral infection, and a radical Caldwell-Luc operation was performed. This did not clear up matters as far as the facial nodules were concerned; they increased. Atrophy of the nasal membrane became profound. Lupus

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