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September 1938

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILIS

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1938;38(3):447-478. doi:10.1001/archderm.1938.01480150121021

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Abstract

Sarcoid of Boeck, Lichen Scrofulosorum and Papulonecrotic Tuberculid. Presented by Dr. G. F. Machacek.  E. T., a woman aged 57, was previously presented by Dr. A. Benson Cannon before the New York Dermatological Society on Dec. 21, 1937 (Arch. Dermat. & Syph.38:91 [July] 1938).Histologic examination of a specimen from the lesion on the chin showed a tuberculoid-sarcoid structure. Two biopsy specimens from the follicular papular lesions five years ago showed lichen spinulosus. Cultures of material taken recently from the tongue and the nails showed Monilia. Roentgen examination showed no changes in the bone and only heavy bronchovascular markings in the lungs. The Wassermann reaction was negative. Injections of a bismuth preparation did not cause improvement in the eruption.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Marion B. Sulzberger: This case is presented with a great many diagnoses for a single eruption. I see no lesions typical of sarcoid. Even the

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