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March 1939


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;39(3):563-572. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01480210178025

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A Case for Diagnosis (Boeck's Sarcoid and Lupus Erythematosus?). Presented by Dr. A. E. Ingels.  L. H. B., a white salesman aged 51, entered the dermatologic clinic of the Stanford University Hospital on Aug. 2, 1938, because of tumor-like infiltrations as well as more superficial plaques on his face. The first lesion developed behind the right ear in 1930. Since then others have gradually appeared, most numerous on the cheeks and the lower part of the forehead. At present the eyebrows are almost completely replaced by the process. Recently the face has shown more diffuse erythema, and the original sarcoid-like areas have become less distinct. The whole face now shows some edema.The left leg shows scarring from old varicose ulcers which began in 1935 and are still active.The patient's general health has been good. Aside from the cutaneous lesions, repeated physical examination has shown nothing abnormal.The basal

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