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December 1938

STEATOCYSTOMA MULTIPLEX CONGENITALETEN CASES IN THREE GENERATIONS

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1938;38(6):877-880. doi:10.1001/archderm.1938.01480180043004
Abstract

Numerous cases of steatocystoma multiplex have been reported. including some of general distribution. Mount1 included these and a case of his own in his article on this subject and fully summarized the clinical features. Some of the features observed in my series have not been recorded previously.

The cases herein reported were presented at the February 1937 meeting of the Manhattan Dermatological Society.2

REPORT OF CASES 

History.—  E. M., a woman aged 39, seen at the Jersey City Medical Center, presented multiple cutaneous tumors. She gave the genealogic data shown in figure 1.The patient was one of 13 children; 2 brothers (1 of whom had ichthyosis) were killed in accidents. Four children died shortly after birth; 2 were living and free of lesions. The mother (fig. 1, M) died of cancer of the stomach, with metastasis. The affected members had numerous lesions

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