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June 1937


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President Oct. 27, 1936; Secretary

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(6):1189-1204. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470240181024

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A Case for Diagnosis (Parapsoriasis Varioliformis?). Presented by Dr. Eugene F. Traub.

A. S., a girl aged 2 years, was first seen at the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital on Oct. 26, 1936, presenting an eruption on the trunk of one year duration. There is no family history of cutaneous disease.

Scattered over the trunk are numerous slightly elevated papules covered with scales; a less severe eruption is present over the extremities. These lesions, which are round or oval vary in size but do not exceed 4 or 5 mm. in diameter. Some of the lesions are distinctly vesicular; however, it is doubtful whether any of those which appeared recently exhibit true atrophy, despite the suggestion of thinning of the epidermis which some of them show. A feature which in my opinion is important and one which has been stressed repeatedly

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