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June 1937


Author Affiliations

President Oct. 23, 1936; Secretary

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(6):1178-1184. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470240170022

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Pityriasis Lichenoides et Varioliformis Acuta. Presented by Dr. Samuel E. Sweitzer, Minneapolis.

This man, aged 42, first noticed the eruption three weeks ago. There is no history of ingestion of drugs.

There is a generalized eruption which consists of erythematous papules, pustules and vesicles with necrotic centers. A section is shown.


Dr. H. E. Michelson, Minneapolis: I wish to call attention to the fact that often severe scarring follows this condition. I believe that the condition is a trichophytid.

Dr. Samuel E. Sweitzer, Minneapolis: I showed the patient to Dr. Ulrich. He thought the cutaneous lesions were due to emboli.

Nodulo-Ulcerative Tertiary Syphilis. Presented by Dr. John F. Madden, St. Paul.

J. S., a laborer aged 40, was first seen in January 1936, exhibiting ulcers which covered the anterior and lateral surfaces of both legs from the knees to the ankles. The borders of the ulcers were polycylic

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