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January 1938


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1938;37(1):149-158. doi:10.1001/archderm.1938.01480070152019

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Tuberculosis Verrucosa Cutis. Presented by Dr. S. E. Sweitzer and Dr. Elmer M. Rusten, Minneapolis. 

DISCUSSION  Dr. H. E. Michelson, Minneapolis: I heartily agree with the diagnosis. The Europeans think this condition is a type of tuberculosis of the skin, which usually responds to roentgen therapy. In my own experience electrocoagulation has given better results. The incidence of tuberculosis colliquativa of the cervical glands in old persons is surprising. In my material on the subject the condition is much more prevalent in the aged than in the young.

Lupus Erythematosus (?). Presented by Dr. D. D. Turnacliff, Minneapolis. 

Lupus Erythematosus. Presented by Dr. S. E. Sweitzer, Minneapolis. 

DISCUSSION  Dr. Hamilton Montgomery, Rochester, Minn.: The histologic picture in Dr. Turnacliff's case shows simply a nonspecific type of infiltrate and does not present sufficient changes to warrant a diagnosis of lupus erythematosus.Clinically and histologically the picture in Dr. Sweitzer's case is typical

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