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February 1939


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;39(2):370-379. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01480200177021

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Senear-Usher Syndrome. Presented by Dr. Theodore Cornbleet and Dr. D. Cohen (by invitation).  R. P., a woman aged 21, states that in October 1936 a small "blister" appeared on the back of her neck, accompanied with intense pruritus. Scratching of apparently normal skin was followed by the appearance of new bullae. The original lesion was present for about one month before other lesions appeared on the back, chest and abdomen and finally on the face by gradual extension. The patient thinks that there was some involution of the lesions on the back but none on the face or abdomen during the entire period.There is now a generalized eruption on the face, back, abdomen, chest and extremities. The lesions begin as bullae, which rapidly break and form a brown crust. This lasts for about one week and then disappears, leaving a brownish pigmented ring. On the chest there are

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