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GeneralizedIchthyosis. Presented by Dr. B. L. Kahn for Dr. MauriceBrown.
W. W., a man aged 23, presents an eruption involving the whole body with the exception of the genitalia, palms and soles. The face shows a branny desquamation. The skin is dry, rough, somewhat thickened and covered with yellowish brown scales. There are some deep furrows and fissures on the legs. The condition has been present since birth. It is aggravated by exposure to cold, while in the summer it improves
Smith HJ, Garner VC. PHILADELPHIA DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(4):754–760. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470220194018