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Society Transactions
October 1937


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;36(4):898-927. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01480040215024

Mycosis Fungoides with Poikiloderma-Like Changes.1  L. N., a housewife aged 51, says that approximately six years ago there developed on the skin an eruption which began on the forearm and gradually involved the entire body. Since that time she has had slight remissions, but a marked persistency has been present during the last two to three years. Reddening of the skin has been associated with marked pruritus and burning, and this has been followed by "peeling." During the last two or three years there has developed a peculiar pigmentation, which apparently has not changed markedly.There is a generalized eruption which presents the following outstanding characteristics: (1) a generalized exfoliation, most marked on the face, abdomen, palms, wrists and forearm. (2) A reticulated brownish pigmentation arranged in a definite pattern; (3) several small erythematous plaques, slightly infiltrated and varying in size from that of a dime to