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August 1938


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1938;38(2):266-292. doi:10.1001/archderm.1938.01480140106016

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Lichen Planus Atrophicus et Sclerosus. Presented by Dr. Oliver S. Ormsby.  L. C. C., a married woman aged 47, states that small white lesions developed on the chest near the left clavicle in the summer of 1936. New lesions developed in the vicinity and elsewhere during the next several months. There were no subjective sensations.There are patches of variable size below the clavicles, on the back of the neck and in the left cubital area. Patches are made up of flat white papules which vary in size from that of a pinhead to that of a match head. They are slightly umbilicated, and each has from one to five black points. These are either hyperkeratotic plugs or openings from which plugs have fallen. Individual discrete papules are present in addition to the patches.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Ruben Nomland, Iowa City: In spite of the fact that greater authorities

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