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March 1939


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;39(3):576-587. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01480210191027

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A Case of Nevoxanthoendothelioma. Presented by Dr. E. A. Oliver.  A boy aged 7 months has had lesions since the age of 6 weeks. These lesions looked then much the same as they do today, with the exception of the crease or fissure lateral to the larger lesion, which is due to treatment by electrolysis. On the left side of the ala nasi is a grape-sized yellowish brown lesion. It is shiny and tense, with delicate telangiectatic vessels coursing over it. Lateral to it are three smaller similar lesions. There are no subjective symptoms.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Oliver S. Ormsby: For the past two years I have been seeing a patient with a condition that fits in with the juvenile xanthoma group. I have seen that patient within two or three days, and the picture is so different from this one that it seems they should hardly be considered examples of

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