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December 1938


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1938;38(6):996-1005. doi:10.1001/archderm.1938.01480180162021

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A Case for Diagnosis (Naevus Unilateralis? Verruca Plana Juvenilis?). Presented by Dr. C. J. Lunsford, Oakland, Calif.  A. L. M., a white boy aged 18 years, is a student at the University of California. He was first seen on Jan. 27, 1938, because of an eruption on his right shoulder, the right side of the neck and the right side of the nose, of about three months' duration. There had been no previous injury or pain. The lesion had never been acute; the only subjective symptom was occasional mild itching. There was mild seborrhea of the scalp. The patient states that he first noticed the eruption on the right shoulder and that it gradually spread to the aforementioned areas.He presents a papular dry scaly eruption beginning about 2 inches (5 cm.) from the upper dorsal vertebra. The lesions course over the shoulder and the right side of the neck

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