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March 1939


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;39(3):587-600. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01480210202028

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A Case for Diagnosis (Parapsoriasis? Mycosis Fungoides?). Presented by Dr. Fred Wise.  S. L., a man aged 28, a patient of Dr. Charles Rein, was first examined on Sept. 21, 1938. He had an eruption of thirteen years' duration. In 1912 he suffered from an attack of anterior poliomyelitis, which has left him with a residual deformity of the left foot.The eruption affects chiefly the lower part of the abdomen, the buttocks, the thighs and the feet. On the trunk and thighs there are numerous discrete and confluent scaly plaques, somewhat elevated, dusky red and moderately infiltrated. On the anterior surfaces of the thighs the lesions show a tendency toward stripe formation, and a somewhat reticulated appearance is caused by islands of unaffected skin lying mosaic-like within actively inflamed plaques. The interdigital areas of the toes show a considerable amount of scaling and maceration, and the lateral surfaces

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