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February 1938


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1938;37(2):365-370. doi:10.1001/archderm.1938.01480080198023

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Lichen Planus of the Penis. Presented by Dr. Andrew M. Davidson, Winnipeg, Canada (associate member).  F. R., a single man aged 25, a Canadian shipper, presents serpiginous lesions on the glans penis of eight months' duration. The outline has varied during the period, but there is a tendency for the lesions to enlarge.The blood and the urine were normal; the Wassermann reaction was negative, and the physical examination showed no abnormality.The patient exhibits a condition on the tongue simulating lichen planus.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Hamilton Montgomery, Rochester, Minn.: There is a great similarity clinically between lichen planus of the mucous membranes of the mouth and so-called submucous thrush. My associates and I have recently been studying a group of cases of these conditions from the clinical, the laboratory and the pathologic standpoint. One of the cases presented today clinically could be one of submucous thrush; the

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